Breonna Taylor’s Sister Tells Us What It’s Like to Hear People Chant Her Name

"I hope her name makes police enforcement want to tighten up and correct themselves before they make another mistake."

We talked with Breonna Taylor’s sister about her fight for justice, and what it’s been like to watch people chant her name all across the country

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100+ comentarios:

Ronnie Bugia
Ronnie Bugia:
The fact the police could not even believe that she was an EMT is infuriating.
BLOB CSGO
BLOB CSGO:
Crazy how level headed Breonna's sister is, even after what happened to her family. Calling for stricter rules, body cams, transparency. Not violence. Strong girl <3
aeipee13
aeipee13:
Her strength is beyond words.
OfficialMaddie
OfficialMaddie:
She literally had the rest of her life planned out, would’ve gotten married to her boyfriend, become a nurse as she wanted and had her baby girl but it was all taken away from her because of some stupid cops.
First Emperor
First Emperor:
I just imagined to be in her shoes and if that was my sister and I couldn’t believe the amount of pain she must be going through. I pray for you and your mom.
anike
anike:
thats messed how they didnt think the jacket was hers. racism needs to stop
Ruthie Ortiz
Ruthie Ortiz:
Man, she holds herself well. I'm over here crying for her. My heart goes out to her and her family. No one should have to lose their sibling that way. Breonna Taylor deserves justice!!
SubaruForester2015
SubaruForester2015:
Body cams would "malfunction" when they do illegal things
Latonia M
Latonia M:
She is a very strong, smart, and articulate young lady
AndyGinterBlues
AndyGinterBlues:
My guess is that cops regularly get cleared of murder charges because police unions have the best lawyers that money can buy. Every law school should have a curriculum devoted ENTIRELY to convicting cops of crimes. EVERY case where a cop is convicted of a crime should be studied, so that prosecuting attorneys and D.A.'s can learn how it's done.
Lindsey
Lindsey:
Damn...when she said the boyfriend had a ring picked out...💔
Dalia Thaler
Dalia Thaler:
Justice for Breanna she was a beautiful light in the world
The SPINOFF Podcast
The SPINOFF Podcast:
My big sister died suddenly out of the blue last year, which destroyed me and felt unjust. But what Breonna’s sister is going through is incomprehensible even to me.

I hope Breonna is resting in power. I hope our sisters have met up there and are fighting for the movement as powerful angels. And I hope the world never goes on turning as usual. May it continue to be rocked by the chants of those seeking justice for this woman.
BanG
BanG:
She is very articulate with sharing her emotions and explaining her perspective and the facts of this horrific tragic murder. Rip and happy birthday.
dagher
dagher:
the EMT saying, "We killed one of our own" just broke me
RoZi2089
RoZi2089:
Praying for her. I admire how strong she is
Kerri C
Kerri C:
Happy birthday Breonna. Rest in peace and my condolences to everyone who knew her, who loved her, and who is inspired by her. I wish we could've done better for you, but I promise we will not let your death be in vain and we will not stop fighting until change comes. Black lives matter.
Armando Andrés
Armando Andrés:
What a strong woman! wish her everything well we are gonna get her justice!
Samsnothaving It
Samsnothaving It:
“It’s more so I need to believe it to come to terms with the fact that she is never coming back” I just wanna give this girl the biggest hug💔
MaudernArt
MaudernArt:
it's so heartbreaking to see the sadness on her sister's face :,(
Yaki Gesher-Zion
Yaki Gesher-Zion:
The fact that her sister is so strong and level headed while grieving and looking beautiful with gorgeous hair is amazing. I pray to God justice will happen and lasting change too
Myhonestopinion Butwhocares
Myhonestopinion Butwhocares:
That lady has such strength, she seams hurt but doesn’t have hatred in her, with everything that’s she lost, I really admire her words, I hope she gets “Justice” for her sister.
Shamalia Deans
Shamalia Deans:
I still can’t believe someone could have been killed like this. In the “safety” of your home!!!
Daniel Gonzalez
Daniel Gonzalez:
2020 has been a year for the History Books.
mea
mea:
What a brave young lady. I don't know how she held it together so well 💜
Luckz the second
Luckz the second:
I'm so sorry. Happy Birthday Breonna. You will be remembered and are such a good role model to everyone.
Max Brown
Max Brown:
She’s strong, I can’t imagine if I was in her position. Sending all the prayers to her and family.
Viv McGee
Viv McGee:
She is so strong.

Very inspiring.
Happy birthday breonna 🕊️🙏🏻
𝖑𝖊𝖝
𝖑𝖊𝖝:
I'm just so surprised. Notice how she was able to do this without breaking down even once. If that was me, I wouldn't be able to hold my tears in. I can't even imagine the pain she is going through. My siblings are my best friends, and I wouldn't be able to live knowing that they had passed. Juniyah is such a strong and amazing girl. All of my prayers are going to her and her family. I hope they all stay strong and Rest In Power Breonna. You will be missed by millions.
Natasha T
Natasha T:
Crying tears. This family needs justice !!!!
pitty031
pitty031:
Heart breaking seeing this. Stay strong beautiful sister, change is coming. RIP Breonna Taylor
Rich Carroll
Rich Carroll:
You will be missed Rip EMT Breonna Taylor🙏🏾🇺🇸
Reina Bella
Reina Bella:
Rest in peace EMT Breyonna Taylor! Thank you for your service and dedication to the community. I find hard to believe that our community failed you. Your life mattered!
Maxwell Turek
Maxwell Turek:
Breonna, happy birthday. Rest in power. You are changing the world. #blacklivesmatter
Noah Condon
Noah Condon:
“we killed one of our own” when will it end. i’m so sorry. happy birthday, miss Breonna. rest in power.
P Forero
P Forero:
May her family be bestowed with peace ! 🌹🌹🌹. Justice needs to be served!!
Darrell Palmer
Darrell Palmer:
This is heartbreaking 😫😫
It’s Me Kiara Tee
It’s Me Kiara Tee:
I wanted to hug the sister so bad!! We stand with you and your family ❤️❤️ I’m so sorry for your loss!
Stephanie Rickenbacker
Stephanie Rickenbacker:
We must have Justice. These Cops should be held Accountable.😩
Essential Oil Queen
Essential Oil Queen:
My heart goes out to her. It must of been hard holding the tears back and interviewing.😥
Loni Bennett
Loni Bennett:
My heart breaks for this family I can’t imagine losing my sister😭
Emmy Hill
Emmy Hill:
What a brave young women. 😞😞
JB
JB:
I can’t even imagine the hurt and sheer anger I’d feel if this happened to one of my family members. I commend her for having the strength to speak about her sister’s legacy. This has to stop.
Anna Samuelson
Anna Samuelson:
This is so heartbreaking. Singing happy birthday at the protest completely broke me and I cannot imagine what her family is going through. I hope they feel support and love from all of the passionate protestors. Happy Birthday, Breonna.
KoCo Minaj
KoCo Minaj:
Happy birthday Ms Taylor gone but never Forgotten 🙏🏾
Jacob Jones
Jacob Jones:
This girl is tough, so much respect for her. Love and peace to her family. We lost a hero, we can remember her name. Rest In Peace Breonna

Side note, never seen anyone with double nose piercings like that, looks cool.
RUCRAZYBUBBA
RUCRAZYBUBBA:
You are trying hard not to cry but We cry for you.RIP Breonna—-RIP Mrs.PAM TURNER(killed by cops Baytown Tx.)(retired nurse)
Bunny M
Bunny M:
God bless hearing these stories make me cry every time 😢💔
Nancy Chace
Nancy Chace:
She's right. Things do need to change.
Lizzy Chrome
Lizzy Chrome:
An emergency responder NOW of all times, that compared with the details of her murder, WHY is Breonna being treated as a footnote in police brutality? I understand that her murder wasn't filmed like Floyd's, but this should still be an extra special case.

On a side note, I find the cheesy angelic music is beyond insulting to this real life tragedy.
Soul Glow
Soul Glow:
this reminds me 1) I really love my sister and God bless her. This loss.... devastating. I had a breakthrough moment and really allowed myself to empathize with her. that hurts. 2) I am in awe of her composure. I would be..... a mad woman filled with ANGER AND RAGE and them taking her from me. God bless her. I have become so desensitized to these losses. the way the media commodities death is disgraceful.
Yata Spencer
Yata Spencer:
Living here in Louisville in the mist of it all, I’m proud to say I’m proud of my city for coming together in the life of this young lady! They are still marching and will CONTINUE TO MARCh UNTIL THE MEN INVOLVED ARE CHARGED! BREONNA YOUR LIFE WAS NOT FOR GRANTED! We love you sis!! ❤️🤞🏽🥺❤️❤️❤️
Freecheese
Freecheese:
Her official police report, from what I hear, apparently tries to cover it up.
The MAYOR OR GOVERNOR needs to be help accountable for placing those in charge, if proven dishonest should be repercussions.
Anita Payton
Anita Payton:
So sad...I'm praying for justice!!
Spirit & Associates
Spirit & Associates:
I implore legal activists to utilize all of the footage of police using excessive force and, in some cases, outright assaulting peaceful protesters as evidence to initiate legal action against the individual perpetrators and/or their departments!
Itstimeforlife
Itstimeforlife:
This made me so emotional. Let the record show that we will not, never forget all these people that have been killed. NEVER. The movement is stronger than ever. We want justice! ✊🏿
Gigi Gerst
Gigi Gerst:
I have a sister, I can't imagine having her taken away in the middle of the night. it breaks my heart. justice for Breonna's sweet soul.
Nicole Furlan
Nicole Furlan:
I am blown away by the strength of this woman. We will get justice for you all ✊✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾
Olivia Matthews
Olivia Matthews:
Utterly heartbreaking 💔
Marshan #DisneyDiva Thomas
Marshan #DisneyDiva Thomas:
This young lady who is speaking about her sister is such a strong lady lord be with this young girl.
Matthew Cuomo
Matthew Cuomo:
This woman, Breonna's sister, has an amazing head on her shoulders. So much composure and maturity for someone who had their sister unjustly stolen from her. I love her personality and I'm sure its a reflection on Breonna as well <3
Savannah J
Savannah J:
Stay strong praying for your family say her name Breonna Taylor 🙏🙏🙏
Tormented Soul
Tormented Soul:
Wow, I can't believe how composed and well spoken she is. I would be a basket case. To hear her tell the story just makes me sick from some where deep down inside. This was a sense less killing that never never should have happened. Breonna and her family were robbed of her life and their futures. Bless that family and her boyfriend. I hope they can find the faith strength and courage to move forward.
kk3382
kk3382:
This is one of the most tragic and infuriating stories that I've heard, thank God her sister wasn't home that night. RIP Breonna
Georgia Morrison
Georgia Morrison:
RIP Breonna. 🙏🙏
Condolences to your family, be courageous my sis, praying for your strength & that God's presence will encircle you & that His sweet Holy Spirit will brings comfort to your. 🙏🙏🙏🇯🇲🇯🇲
Rhett Rossos
Rhett Rossos:
My heart hurts so much
LDC Harper
LDC Harper:
I'm here for you if you need a hand or a hug I feel your pain deeply in my heart it's crying with tears for you right now..❤😓
M. H.
M. H.:
I appreciate so much this reporting style. Allowing the sister time to talk about her sister forces people to look at this as a human issue and not a political one. This was an American citizen executed by a police department and no one in this country should be excusing it
that L that jimin handed every army in the J1D mv
that L that jimin handed every army in the J1D mv:
Man I can’t imagine loosing one of my sisters or any of my family members... just awful. Jesus...
Akua Salaam
Akua Salaam:
I am so sorry for your loss... My heart goes out to the Taylor family and all those who loved Breonna and were or are affected by this tragedy.
Keta Nicole
Keta Nicole:
❤️❤️❤️ my heart hurts so much for her. Jesus
Gashun Ware
Gashun Ware:
The young woman is so strong. I can't even imagine her pain! This is so fricking sad! They need to be fired and the chief who is hiding info needs to be replaced also! 2 months later! Are you kidding me. So they not think what they did was wrong!
SunAndGray
SunAndGray:
:( Breonna was my age. She seemed so lovely. Rest In Peace Breonna. ❤️
Pretty Roses
Pretty Roses:
It's wild to me, how it seemed like her life only mattered when they found out she was EMT. Complete BS, so you mean to tell me that people's lives don't matter, unless they're apart of law enforcement?!
Shaheerah A.
Shaheerah A.:
RIP Breonna, you're little sister is so strong. You are so loved and missed.💔
Freecheese
Freecheese:
Her sister is a smart person can see.
Denise Day
Denise Day:
Condolences to the family Rest In Peace Breonna!!
Vanda Divinely Favored
Vanda Divinely Favored:
This hurts my heart everytime I see it, she was a beautiful person and how dare they take that away from her and her family with no remorse 😔😭
ashton kassi
ashton kassi:
isn’t it crazy how someone can just take your life.... a million things race through my head when i see her face and hear her sister talk about her 😔💔
Queen
Queen:
This video gave me the chills as she talks about her sister and their tight relationship family is every thing sorry for your loss is not enough may God give you and family strength through this injustice RIP Breanna
David Val
David Val:
Beautiful girl. Goods looks runs in the family. So sad the world lost her.
Armando Andrés
Armando Andrés:
this is why we fight #BLACKLIVESMATTER
OnTheRoad
OnTheRoad:
THIS WOMEN IS SO SWEET AND SINCIR.. PEACE TO HER
Shadae Williams
Shadae Williams:
This is so heartbreaking SAY HER NAME #rip❤️
QueenVLion
QueenVLion:
#BREONNATAYLOR YOU SHOULD BE CELEBRATING YOUR BDAY TODAY WITH YOUR FAMILY #KENNETHWALKER AND YOUR COMMUNITY. SINCE YOU ARE NO LONGER HERE ITS AMERICAS 🇺🇸 RESPONSIBILITY TO TELL #BreonnTaylors STORY AND SEEK #JusticeforBreonnaTaylor
Melissa Bell
Melissa Bell:
You and your family are in all our prayers. God Bless you all & stay strong
M R
M R:
You can hear the pain in her voice, yet she remains calm as she explains the aftermath of her sister's murder.
I don't know she does it.
Those police officers ought to be charged for their crimes.
Valerie X
Valerie X:
Rest In Peace Breonna Taylor ❤
JUSTICE FOR BREONNA TAYLOR!!
This story breaks my heart, Breonna Taylor's sister is so strong. Sending my love to Breonna's family.
Osagie Obasuyi
Osagie Obasuyi:
Her strength 💪 and control are beyond words. I just don't know what to say.
Jablazin
Jablazin:
Breonna Taylor....lost her life on my son's birthday! We will never forget her and we will now celebrate her in addition to my son. She Deserves Justice.. I will be lifting her sister and family up in healing prayer and sending energy to the protesters to keep fighting the good fight.. love love 🖤🙏🏾💜✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏻
Lawreca
Lawreca:
Her sister is strong. If it was me, all my grace would have went out the window. I've cried so many times for Bre. I can't even imagine what her families lives are like right now, because even mine took a slight pause. I woke up one night, starting to think about it, started crying because I heard someone coming towards my front door in the middle of the night and didn't know what to do. I now sleep with my door locked because that's the best I can do. I've made a YT video, (audios a little messed up so i haven't posted it) I told myself that whatever I create in her honor has to be RIGHT. I refuse to just chant her name for a month and forget.
Chanie A
Chanie A:
I don't know what happened. But I see from what she says at 3:20 "they can't believe they killed one of their own", that people have no clue when their perceptions are so wrong. They couldn't perceive that they misjudged a situation and a complete stranger, who turned out to be more like themselves that they could have realized.
Daso1n
Daso1n:
Its amazing to me how people allow this to happen to their family members and not take revenge. Those cops would have to pay one way or another if that happened to my family and they were innocent.
Not a BadCookie*
Not a BadCookie*:
I hear you sis! Breonna Taylor, Rest In Power!
QueenBee J
QueenBee J:
My heart is so heavy watching this Say here name Say here name Breonna Taylor OUR CITY AND NATION WILL NEVER BE THE SAME 😭😭😭😭
NAOMA RILEY- HALL
NAOMA RILEY- HALL:
My condolences... praying 🧎‍♀️ for your family and friends.
Tim Rox
Tim Rox:
I feel so bad for this girl. Wish i can hug her, i feel her pain. So sorry this happened. Fkn rediculous
Deneesha Morgan
Deneesha Morgan:
God gave her a lot of strength and wisdom! She will be alright! ❤️
Jonn Cockrell
Jonn Cockrell:
I'm mad as hell and I can't take it anymore. No justice No peace. Power to the People! RIP Breonna
Laura Conger
Laura Conger:
I just want to give her a big hug. This is so devastating and wrong‼️😭