A 13-year-old girl in Milwaukee who once wrote an essay about "meaningless violence violence" was killed in the week after…
A 13-year-old girl in Milwaukee who once wrote an essay about “meaningless violence violence” was killed in the week after an abominable bullet was found in her bedroom.
Two years ago, Sandra Park’s efforts won her third place in her school district’s Martin Luther King Jr. essay competition, reported Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. On Monday, Keefe Avenue School left eighth grade after being shot in her home at 8 o’clock
“We are in a state of chaos”, read her 2016 essay. “In the city where I live, I hear and see chaos almost every day. Toddlers are victims of meaningless violence.”
Bernice Parks, the mother of the mother, told WISN TV that her daughter had been “all this the world is not “. She said, “My baby was not violent. As violence.” WDSU reported Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett had called his dead “part of the madness” of violence violence.
In a press conference held on Tuesday, Barrett told reporters: “Sandra Parks, a 1
3-year-old, went into her bedroom. She never came alive. Tragically, her death was caused by someone who only decided that they would throw bullets in her house and she is dead. ”
According to the Milwaukee County (19459004) law firm New York Times Milwaukee County lawyer accused Isaac D. Barnes, 26, late Wednesday in relation to the 13-year-old death. One complaint said the suspect had found “hiding in a closet” of a nearby residence.
It is alleged that Barnes may have planned to shoot his ex-girlfriend, reported New York Times . Charges included first degree ruthless murder. Another man, Untrell Oden, 27, was accused of shooting firearms but was not accused of being involved in the shooter.
Twelve kids from Milwaukee Public Schools have been hit by murders since 2016, a district advocate said. Sandra was the seventh since January, The New York Times reported. A GoFundMe campaign for Parker, started by her mother, has raised thousands of dollars.
The description besides crowdfunding appeal read: “My daughter Sanda Parks left me last night because of a meaningless act of violence. Sandra was taken home.
The note continued:” She was an eighth grade and hoped to go on college to be a writer. She was just an innocent child. This situation has been very difficult for me as a mother, family and friends. I ask society to help my family with memorabilia.
Below is a complete essay:
By Sandra Parks
Sometimes I’m back and I have to fly away from what I see and hear every day. I put on my headphones and let the music take me away. I go to pace and try to think of life and what everything matters. When I do, I come to the same conclusion … we is in chaos. In the city where I live, I hear and see chaos almost every day. Toddlers are victims of meaningless violence. There is too much black crime. As an African-American, that makes me feel depressed. people have lost faith in America and its ability to be a living example of dr. king’s dream!
The truth is faith and hope for what people can do has gone lost in the poor choices we make. We will overcome have got lost in the lie of who we have b livit! So now the real truth, we have to rewrite our history so that faith and hope for a better morning is not only within us, but we believe it and we put it into action.
Our first truth is that we must start to care about each other. We need to be empathetic and try to go in each other’s shoes. We will overcome when we eliminate negative and nasty comments that people make about each other. We will overcome when we love ourselves and the people around us. Then we will be our brother’s goalkeeper.
Our second truth is that we need purpose. We are the future generation, so we need education to make a positive difference in the world. We are the leaders of the future, but if we do not have an education, we will achieve nothing. We will overcome when we use our education to make the world a better place. We will be the next president, law enforcement officials, teachers, doctors, lawyers and legislators. We can not continue to be responsible for other people. It is our responsibility as future leader!
We must not allow the lies of violence, racism and prejudices to be our truth. Truth begins with us. Instead of handing over each other as a ship at night, we must fight until our truth extends to the ends of the world.