Breonna Taylor was shot and killed while she was sleeping in her home after police executed a no-knock warrant. Players in the NFL and NBA have been seeking justice for Taylor, whose killers haven’t been charged.
Za’Darius Smith, who is in his second season with the Packers after spending the first four years in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, is using his platform to show the Taylor family that athletes haven’t forgotten about Taylor and her tragic story. His shirt says “Rest in Heaven Breonna Taylor.”
"Initially when a lot of these social injustices were happening with police brutality, so many of the names of Black men were being put in the headlines,"