Outrage Over Killing of Black Teen Over Rap Music Complaint
Elijah Al-Amin would have turned 18 in two weeks.
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PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate spoke out on Twitter after a 17-year-old black youth was killed at suburban convenience store, allegedly by a white man charged with first-degree murder who has said he felt threatened by the boy’s rap music. Family members have told local media that Elijah Al-Amin would have turned 18 in two weeks and was looking forward to his last year in high school. Friends and family…