Antonio Smith wanted a cupcake.
He’d called his mom while she was on her way home from work, asking to have one.
She said no.
So the 9-year-old ran out of his family’s apartment in the 1100 block of East 73rd Street.
About half an hour later, he was on the way to the hospital, where he would die.
He had been shot multiple times, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.
What is not reported in front-line media: thousand of Black people die in the USA. They kill themselves:
There is even a special homicide website with current murders only in Chicago - faces (almost all dark), locations, stories:
Should it not be analyzed in the mainstream news why do they kill themselves? And non-Blacks every now and then?
A typical story reads: