“I see mothers bury their sons. I want my mom to never feel that pain.”
Two years ago, Antwon Rose wrote those prescient lines in a poem for his 10th grade honors English class. He titled it, “I am not what you think.”
He refused to be “just a statistic,” the African-American teenager wrote.
On Tuesday, an East Pittsburgh police officer fatally shot the unarmed 17-year-old, who ran as police stopped a vehicle suspected of being involved in a shooting in a nearby...