The Police : security guard shot a man outside of an apartment complex in Kansas City early Tuesday morning

IFE

Well-Known Member
MEMBER
Jan 20, 2015
3,041
500
IFE ... i am so sorry for your loss ... how do you begin a response when the person has just lost their baby? ... i am so sorry Sister. I read the articles and saw Elijah's picture and read the kind words from the teachers, coach, friends, and family. 15 years old is just a baby. Thank you for directing me to this. I'll be right back.

Arianne ... i would consider your response in this thread disrespectful ... unless ... you did not notice she was speaking of her own young Family Member. But if you saw that, then yeah, i'd call it a foul.

Yes, you get to say what you want to say and stuff, but you have to be considerate of others, the lives of their children and loved ones. There has to be some semblance of kindness, consideration, regarding their loss. You gotta do that. If you're not wiling to do that, please, don't do anything.

You mentioned some police sites, chiefs, captains or sump'n, sound'n all authoritative and stuff, bolstering your account of thangz on the words of folk that nevah lied ... only to end it with ... but i wasn't there ... Gurl pleze ... get outta here with that kraziness ... :)

What of the consideration you'd want if you lost your child? What of that? Though i hope it never happens.

It doesn't matter for our rules strive to deliver respectful engagement to all ... whether they like it or not.

Perhaps if this was not a Member's own baby that had been killed at 15 ... maybe ... :thinking:

Maybe then you could be callous and cold about the loss of life, but not in this circumstance.

What ... are you here to speak for the police 'nem ... ?? .. you in that clique ... ?? ... :)

Yeah ... in this community ... your posts in this thread would get a warning.

No warning now because i think this gentle caution will be sufficient. Thanks in advance.

Sister IFE ... this article i have copied a few lines of ... so beautiful about your nephew.

Please don't close the thread ... though i will if you say ... but it's great even no matter!

Your effort to keep Elijah's name, Spirit, and essence in the atmosphere should not be shut down.


Uncertainty surrounds death of Kansas City teen shot by security guard






KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Uncertainty surrounds the death of a 15-year-old boy after a security guard shot and killed him this week at a Kansas City apartment complex.

His family, friends and teachers all stunned by the loss. Those who knew Elijah Harris say something isn't adding up.

"We want to know what happened. Who was there? All the details. We know nothing,” Elijah's aunt, Ebony Dydell, said.

And the not knowing only adds to the pain.

But those close to him, say he was a good kid and made good grades. Teachers and students at Central Academy of Excellence loved him.

Monday was the first day he had missed class.

"We are beyond shocked. You can't imagine something like this,” Elijah's mom, Carmen Dydell, said.

Dydell and her sister struggle to understand why the 15-year old basketball star and dedicated student at Central Academy is suddenly gone.

"He did excellent in school. He was on the right path. He did all the right things,” Ebony Dydell, said.

Elijah's former coach echoes that.

"The world has lost a really good human being and hits me hard like it has hit our players hard,” varsity basketball coach Randy Farris said.

Meantime, loved ones find ways to remember the young life they knew.

"When we break the huddle, normally we say, ‘Go Eagles!’ When we break the huddle this year, we're going to say, ‘Go Elijah!" Farris said.

Elijah’s family said his favorite subjects were math and science. The principal says they'll have grief counselors thorough the week and stressing good decision making with students.

Police say they expect to release more details soon.



Sister IFE ... again, my most sincere condolences. I am truly sorry for your and our loss.

I can't keep folk from violating, but i can keep them from doing it here repeatedly.

Kiss your Family, your Sister, the Mommas, Daddies, cousins, siblings, everybodee!

Let me know if there is anything I can do to help.

Much Much Love and Peace.

:heart:

Destee
No, I do not want the topic deleted. Thanks for asking. Apologies for taking so long to reply. I was seriously thinking about it. Destee is my place of refuge to keep my mind distracted and off the case, if only for one hour.
 

IFE

Well-Known Member
MEMBER
Jan 20, 2015
3,041
500

Destee

destee.com
STAFF
Jan 22, 2001
35,938
9,883
betwixt and between
destee.com
Occupation
Website Consultant
Thanks Sister Destee.
We see the videos of other's loved ones being shot and killed, but never think it will come to your family.
It is completely devastating. This is the worst part. Not knowing. The police can and are holding all the information related to the investigation.
The security company is owned and operated by police officers.



Hi Sister ... you are so right.

We see / hear the stories every day of young black people dying across the country.

It is not new. It has always been this way. All of our generations here.

But to be right in the midst of it, the one who lost the baby, i do not know that.

I can only imagine and even then it surely falls short. All I have to do is think of my own children.

God bless you and your Family.

You know, i bet there is not even a book on what to do when the police kills your Family.

Or even if anyone kills your Family, what do you do? Where do you go? Who do you trust?

I wish I knew the answers Sister.

I was thinking you should change the title of this thread to Elijah's name ... :)

Brother OldSoul has always encouraged us to say the names of our Ancestors.

Say it loud all in the title and stuff ... :)

I'm here if you need me.

Love You!

:heart:

Destee
 

Destee

destee.com
STAFF
Jan 22, 2001
35,938
9,883
betwixt and between
destee.com
Occupation
Website Consultant
No, I do not want the topic deleted. Thanks for asking. Apologies for taking so long to reply. I was seriously thinking about it. Destee is my place of refuge to keep my mind distracted and off the case, if only for one hour.


I got your back Sister! :)

Some things i can't save us from ... but people talk'n 'bout our Ancestors or Momma's 'nem ... i got us! ... :)

We aint gotta live like that. I don't live like that and I aint gonna maintain a place like that.

Honoring Black Ancestors ... is what we do here! ... :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:

Thanks for everything!

Love You!

:heart:

Destee
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
Keita Kenyatta Black People : The Lookout A security guard tasers a woman, gets crowdsourced donations Black People Open Forum 3
MsInterpret Black People : Justified? Atlanta Security Guard Tazes Mother In Front of Kids Black People Open Forum 92
HODEE Black People Politics : Trump payroll plan would deplete Social Security by 2023 Black People Politics 0
Clyde C Coger Jr Science and Technology : Is TikTok a security threat? It’s complicated Science and Technology 0
HODEE Black People : The Officer Knew George Floyd both worked security at the same club. Black People Open Forum 0
Al D Africa : Torture In Africa by African Security Forces All Things Africa 0
Kemetstry Black People : REPLUBLICANS MOVE TO GUT SOCIAL SECURITY Black People Open Forum 0
Clyde C Coger Jr Science and Technology : Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV's security Science and Technology 2
P Black Men : How to activate avg internet security?? Ask us 1800 828 0294 Black Men 1
Perfection Mali : In Context Series: The Recurrent Security Crisis in Mali and the Role of the African Union Mali 0
Clyde C Coger Jr Science and Technology : Security robots used to ward off San Francisco's homeless population - Jogging humanoid robots Science and Technology 2
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : London attacker was in Saudi Arabia 3 times, but not on security officials' radar, says embassy Black People Politics 8
Kemetstry Law Forum : THE PUBLICANS GOING AFTER SOCIAL SECURITY Law Forum - Prisons - Gun Ownership 2
AACOOLDRE Brother AACOOLDRE : BLACK HOUSE DAILY SECURITY BRIEFING ON: 8/26/2016 AACOOLDRE 0
Liberty Black People Politics : 50 GOP national security experts oppose Trump Black People Politics 14
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Susan Rice: Too Many Whites On National Security Team Putting America At Risk Black People Politics 0
RAPTOR Black People : Gun ban on Social Security recipients gets White House Wink Black People Open Forum 1
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People : Law Enforcement Ramps Up Security for July 4th Weekend Black People Open Forum 6
Kemetstry African American History Culture : SISTER INVENTED HOME SECURITY SYSTEM African American History Culture 4
Gorilla Science and Technology : Exploit Exercises - Computer Security Learning Resource Science and Technology 1
AACOOLDRE Brother AACOOLDRE : Security Advisor Rice describes Elohim AACOOLDRE 0
Gorilla Science and Technology : Prying Eyes: Inside the NSA's War on Internet Security Science and Technology 2
anAfrican Internet Technology : Deep Web Browser Security Science and Technology 1
KPITRL Black People : Something to be aware of when you draw Social Security Black People Open Forum 30
RAPTOR Black People : China calls for new security pact with Russia, Iran Black People Open Forum 3
Therious Black People Politics : Car Breaches White House Security Black People Politics 5
E Black People : "Compromises National security" lol Black People Open Forum 2
Kemetstry Black People Politics : Jeh Johnson - BROTHER TO HEAD HOMELAND SECURITY Black People Politics 26
Alarm Clock Support : Website Blocked by Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security, why this pop up page??? Tech Support - Questions - Suggestions 4
ru2religious Black People Politics : What in the heck is Obama doing -Ray Kelly to run Homeland Security ? Black People Politics 27
Gorilla Computers - Software Hardware : Overview of Linux Kernel Security Features Science and Technology 0
Alarm Clock Black People Politics : Blacks Brace for Social Security Cuts Black People Politics 36
KaHotep Science and Technology : Information Technology and Security Science and Technology 8
Destee Black People : Elder (Granny) Old Woman - Accused of Theft - Beaten Up by Security Guards Black People Open Forum 8
Mad Skillz Black People Politics : It's official: first Democratic president proposes to cut social security Black People Politics 21
Gorilla Computers - Software Hardware : Kali Linux - A Security-focused LiveCD Science and Technology 1
MsInterpret Black Relationships : How much security do you have in your relationship? Black Relationships 21
Gorilla Computers - Software Hardware : Security hole allows anyone to hijack your Skype account using only your email address (updated) Science and Technology 7
chuck Black People : Homeland (In)Security?!? Black People Open Forum 5
Shikamaru Black Money Business Jobs : Black security Black Money Business Jobs 2
Feather Black People : Why Does Homeland Security Need Millions of Bullets? Black People Open Forum 7
Feather Computers - Software Hardware : Are You Paying For Internet Security? You Don't Have To... Science and Technology 30
Ankhur Support : Tech experts Should Volunteer their Security Knowledge for the Benenfit of this Site Tech Support - Questions - Suggestions 4
Keita Kenyatta Black People : HomeLand Security Plans to Kill USA Citizens Black People Open Forum 5
Ankhur Black People : Government Promises to Cut Social Security Black People Open Forum 0
Ankhur Black People : tell Washington; LEAVE SOCIAL SECURITY ALONE!!!! Black People Open Forum 0
Ankhur Black People : Housing Bubble Gangsta/thug appointed as National Security Advisor? Black People Open Forum 0
RAPTOR Black People : Global Food Security and Sovereignty Black People Open Forum 0
$$RICH$$ Black People : Repaying Social Security Can Be a Good Deal Black People Open Forum 9
anAfrican Science and Technology : Vehicular Security Potential Science and Technology 0
Similar threads


















































Destee Chat

Latest profile posts

We are in a new era. Those facts give us evidence we can reach the Melanin Tipping Point just by telling the truth. The Melanin Tipping Point is the point at which we go from healing to healed. Mchakato wa Uponyaji is the process of healing. Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold. That fact puts us in a different state mentally. It affects different people differently. What is certain is the Ubuntu paradigm is returning.
Melanin is worth more than gold. The Red, Black and Green is 100 years old. The Afric, official currency of the United States of Africa is worth over $2.
Shems Nbedjer wrote on Moon Child's profile.
Hello Moon Child, it's been a few years since we talked. Please let me know if you can do my chart for me, thank you. I'm in transition and really could help with some interpretations.
Change the world for the better, take care of it, because you live in it!
If the present Kuzma saw the then Kuzma, he would say: Boy, grit your teeth. In twenty years everything will be wrong!
Top