By Stacy M. Brown
On September 4, Ford, hip-hop and business mogul Russell Simmons, civil rights activist and Women’s March on Washington Co-Chair Tamika Mallory, and others attended a wake for a 22-year-old victim.
The latest shooting spree in the New York City borough of Queens has rocked the foundation of the community – the parents and grandparents of both the victims and the perpetrators.
It has also nearly broken a dedicated and longtime activist, who said her organization desperately needs help.
“I’m hurting,” said Erica Ford, the founder...