Tavin Price

Tavin Price

*How do we wrap our brain around something this senseless? When will we as a society, and as a race, learn that if WE don’t take black lives seriously, neither will anyone else?

The last words his mother would hear him say, before he was gunned down in front of her, would be the plea, “Mommy, don’t let me die!”

Tavin Price, a 19-year-old mentally challenged man, was killed in South Los Angeles because he wore the wrong colored tennis shoes.

His mother, Jennifer Rivers, who spoke to NBCLA 4,  said her son was gunned down Friday morning outside of a car wash because he wore red shoes into a store.

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