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Amy Sherald’s Breonna Taylor portrait is now hanging in African American museum

The Taylor art piece is now co-owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in D.C. and The Speed Museum in Louisville.

When police shooting victim Breonna Taylor was gunned down in her own home in March 2020 in Louisville, her name became a rallying cry during a summer of passionate protests sparked by her death and that of George Floyd in Minneapolis, another Black slain via officers’ actions, two months later.

Taylor, an emergency room technician, had been a frontline worker at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Louisville police officers killed her while firing dozens

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