It’s a scenario that tragically plays out across the country every day. Innocent young women — wives and ex-wives and girlfriends — are killed by their partners and ex-partners, leaving families torn apart, children motherless, and communities shattered.
While corporate media focuses on black men and women who die in altercations with police, thousands of black American men and women nationwide suffer the loss of loved ones in other violent ways and they also deserve justice and recognition of their pain. The families of Kervina Woods and Donyea Williams — murdered nearly eight years ago — are still grieving and seeking justice.
Kervina, 24, and Donyea, 27 were shot to death by Kervina’s estranged husband, Beonridge Bradley III, 28, on Nov. 17, 2013 in Selma, Alabama. Bradley was arrested Nov. 18, 2013 — the day both mothers found out their children were lying dead in Kervina’s apartment. Donyea’s mother, Adondra Williams, will never forget her husband calling out from