Activists Demand #JusticeForElijah After White Man Stabs Black Teen For Listening to Rap Music

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People are demanding justice for a 17-year-old Black boy who was brutally murdered for listening to rap music at a gas station in Peoria, Arizona on July 4. 

The hashtag #JusticeForElijah has gone viral as activists call for a hate crime investigation into Elijah Al-Amin’s stabbing death. Peoria Police said that 27-year-old Michael Adams stabbed the 17-year-old in the neck at a Circle K convenience store in the early hours of July 4.

Al-Amin was inside the store when Adams allegedly came up behind him and stabbed him in the back and slit his throat with a pocketknife. First responders arrived at the scene and attempted life-saving measures before transporting the boy to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, police said. 

Police located Adams on 67th Avenue near the Circle K and took him into custody after he told an officer he was involved in the…

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  • Cinn

    He is got out of jail, realized he did not fit in and “made a statement” with the White Supremacists so he can get a good spot in their disgusting hierarchy in jail where he will be for the rest of his life.

    What a piece of $hit… I am generally against the death sentence but then we have moments like this where I think it is totally deserving.

    I wish a lifetime of misery for this man.

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