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Tayshana Murphy Dead

Tayshana Murphy: A Community Remembers The Athlete, The Friend, The Charmer

Nell Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nell Smith

Initially Tayshana's murder was considered a hate crime. The day after her death, derogatory slurs were painted on the stairwell of the fourth floor at 3170 Broadway. Later in the investigation, the hate-crime theory was dropped.

Teenage Basketball Star Killed In New York | By Erik Badia and Barry Paddock | Posted 11.11.2011 | Sports

A teenage basketball star was fatally shot in the head inside a Manhattan housing project Sunday morning, in what her family believes was a tragic cas...