It’s the first time in O magazine’s publication that founder Oprah Winfrey hasn’t appeared on the cover.
Winfrey choose Breonna Taylor, who was killed by police at her home March 26, saying we must ‘use whatever megaphone we have to cry for justice.’
Created by digital artist Alexis Franklin, the image of the Breonna is the first time in the magazine’s 20 year history that Oprah has not been the cover subject.
‘What I know for sure: We can’t be silent. We have to use whatever megaphone we have to cry for justice. And that is why Breonna Taylor is on the cover of O magazine,’ Oprah wrote in her What I Know For Sure column.
She said that Breonna — who loved cars, chicken, hot sauce, and music, and who was saving to buy a house — was just like her.
‘Breonna Taylor had plans. Breonna Taylor had dreams,’ she wrote. ‘They all died with her the night five bullets shattered her body and her future.