. Police gunfire killed their dreams. The Jersey Four built new ones, 23 years later. « JO LEE MAGAZINE

USA Today – Reyes was shot six times, Grant three and Brown two. Unlike other Black men who had violent interactions with police, they lived. But as the years have passed, they have realized just how much of themselves died on the New Jersey Turnpike.

It’s been 23 years, and the men, now in their 40s, are different people. They overcame the anger and have mostly recovered from their physical wounds. But finding emotional closure — especially with Black men still being killed by police at rates that far exceed all others — is an ongoing process.

Find more details at USA Today.

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