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July 9: Natasha McKenna

Natasha McKennaJanuary 9, 1978-February 8, 2015  McKenna was diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar and depression when she was 14 years old. She was the mother of a 7 yr old daughter at the time of her death. Natasha McKenna, initially called 911 to report an assault. While she was being examined in a hospital, she was… Continue reading July 9: Natasha McKenna

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July 8: Rekia Boyd

Rekia BoydNovember 5, 1989-2012   What happened: In March of 2012 Rekia was hanging out with friends having a few drinks. Around 1 am they headed to the local liquor store. Meanwhile someone called in a noise complaint as Dante Servin was leaving his shift and heading out for a burger. He responded to the… Continue reading July 8: Rekia Boyd

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July 7th: Tanisha Anderson

Tanisha Anderson About: Tanisha was a “straight-A student” who loved math, and had a knack for problem-solving. In high school she came up with a slogan for the local Drug Abuse Resistance Education project: “Don’t do drugs or they’ll do you.” It played on local television. By the time she began taking classes at Cleveland… Continue reading July 7th: Tanisha Anderson

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July 6th: Stephon Clark

Stephon ClarkAugust 10, 1995 – March 18, 2018  March 18, 2018: Stephon Clark, a father of two, was shot and killed in Sacramento CA, by two officers with the Sacramento PD. This all took place in the backyard of his grandmother's house while he had a phone in his hand. He was on probation for domestic dispute… Continue reading July 6th: Stephon Clark

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July 5th: Charles Kinsey

Charles KinseySurvived his encounter Charles Kinsey was a 47-year-old mental health worker at a group home for mentally disabled adults. He was involved in community efforts to keep local kids in school, and is the father of five children. He had been a member of the local "Circle of Brotherhood" group whose mission is "Serving… Continue reading July 5th: Charles Kinsey

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July 3rd: Atatiana Koquice Jefferson,

Atatiana Jefferson11/28/1990-10/12/2019 Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, was an aspiring doctor, who had already gained a B.S. in biology from Xavier University and was working in pharmaceutical equipment sales to save enough money to attend medical school. She was the baby of a close-knit family and had just moved back home to care for her ailing mother. She… Continue reading July 3rd: Atatiana Koquice Jefferson,

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July 2: Philando Castile

Philando Castile (July 16, 1983 – July 6, 2016)http://www.philandocastilefoundation.org/ About Him: Philando Divall Castile was born in Saint Lousi, Missouri. He worked for the Saint Paul Public School District as a supervisor in nutrition services and memorized the names and the food allergies of nearly 500 children in the school. He served as a role model… Continue reading July 2: Philando Castile