Oprah Winfrey has been throwing her support behind US authorities shooting victim Breonna Taylor by placing her on the cover of her magazine.
The 66-year old press mogul has graced the cover of each and every issue of O: The Oprah Magazine since its origin 2000.
However, the September issue is likely to create history as the first to break this convention with it committed to the late night Breonna Taylor.
Taylor, that had been 26 after she expired, attributes on the cover in the kind of a artist’s drawing and stems after she had been shot by three Louisville Metro Police Department officers in March.
Sharing a photo of the cover social networking, Winfrey also posted a moving tribute to the emergency medical technician (EMT).
“Breonna Taylor. She was like me. She was like you. And like everybody who dies abruptly, she’d plans. Strategies for a future full of commitment and friends and work and bliss. I consider Breonna Taylor frequently. Imagine when three unidentified men burst in your house while you’re sleeping. Along with your spouse fired a gun to guard you. And mayhem,” she wrote.
“Everything I know for certain: We can not be silent. We must utilize whatever megaphone we must shout for justice. And That’s why Breonna Taylor is on the cover so the Oprah Magazine. The September issue honours her own life and the life span of each other Black girl whose lifestyle as been shot too soon”
The historical cover is going to be among the final issues out there in print, since it had been recently shown the book is now”more digitally ” in the close of the year.
In a declaration, a representative for Hearst Magazines stated:”Since the newest celebrates twenty decades of O, The Oprah Magazine, we are thinking about what is next, however the partnership along with the brand aren’t moving away.
“That is a natural next step for its new, that has increased to an internet market of 8 million, expanding its vision and voice with social and video content. We’ll continue to spend in this stage since the new grows and evolves into a which is digitally centric.”