Very, very sad and disheartening in our lovely little city--as it is suffering from lack of jobs for, primarily, the under-educated young and not-so-young adults--a growing number of refugees (who will generally, they say, be fine once they get the language and culture down, but until then, they need a lot of help), and general poverty with all its accompanying problems in housing, health care, nutrition, education, etc.
See today's newspaper story here.
|Our local media, TV and newspapers, always cover the vigils well. Everyone cares about the escalating violence.|
|Family and friends brought posters as a memorial to Travon.|
|This site was right along E. 10th St. in a residential downtown block.|