I believe that everyone who has commented thus far has demonstrated ignorance at some level. Whether either young man was in a gang or had a not so nice past is irrelevant; a mother has still lost her child over something I am sure could have been avoided and we all as adults should respect her lost and allow for grievance. The last thing a mother wants to see or hear hours after being notified of her child's death is people sharing their ignorance and/or opinions. Please give her the same respect that you would desire at this time.
Often times in this world we look for someone to blame when things go wrong and we have all been doing it for some time now. I do not understand when you guys, along with the rest of the world will realize that this does not work. It has nothing to do with being black, white, poor, or rich, we all have problems in our communities. Instead of placing blame on one group or another we should focus our energy into change.
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