Updated: May 27
Obviously, the homicide and domestic violence are on the rise in our urban black communities. Over the past several weeks there's been senseless recap murders to hit our entertainment and sports industry that we've all grown too familiar with.
Last then a month ago, Reality Star, Toya Wright two brother were gun down while sitting in their car in their hometown of New Orleans. Police have given no indication about who they think may have killed the two brothers or why, neighbors suspect a connection to drug maybe the motive.
Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of the NBA star Dwyane Wade, was shot and killed in Chicago on Friday while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children, another senseless act of violence. Chicago police have arrested two brothers in connection with her death, Both men are gang members who were on parole for gun convictions and both are being held without bond.
Grammy award-winning rapper and singer, T-Pain are amongst the latest entertainers who's grieving over the lost of a love one over none other than a senseless act of violence. T-Pain niece Javona Glover, 23, was fatally stabbed to death at a Walgreens in Tallahassee, Florida, Tuesday morning (August 30). Police released surveillance footage with image moments after the fatal incident, but at this time, they have not apprehended any suspects.
Apparently theres some type of growing trend of violent crime on the rise, without effective early intervention, domestic violence can escalate in severity and lead to death. When domestic violence results in homicide, it is often a reflection of the community's failure to recognize the severity and potential lethality of the problem, and to address its critical role in early intervention.