What drives some of our youth to robbing and killing?
March 7, 2013
I will attempt to shed light on this very question. Many times we see our youth constantly paraded on the front pages of our newspapers and televisions. Recently, a young man committed a crime in south Jackson where he allegedly assaulted and killed an 84-year-old woman. He was black and she was white. The young black male was once a neighbor who had befriended the elderly woman. After she was killed, he then stole her car and was seen riding around in it. What a brazen and stupid act. Lifestyles and choices help to define us.
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Dori Maynard in Memoriam:
Dori J. Maynard: A Legacy of Fierce Love (March 3, 2015)
By Sally Lehrman
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