August 10, 1996 - March 18, 2018, a native of Sacramento, CA was taken from us unexpectedly, leaving his two children, mother, father, grandparents, fiance, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends.
The images that will be plastered will be done so to paint a certain picture of Stephon, much like what was done to Trayvon Martin, much like what was done to Michael Brown. Not the images of a young man ― as imperfect as he may have been, like us all ― who had hopes and dreams. Not the images of a young man who had a family that loved him and that was beloved to him. Not the images of him playing with his beautiful children. But images that will continuously defame his character.
He will be framed not as a victim of senseless terror, but as a representative of America’s criminal element that was inevitably destined to suffer from a violent ending.