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A dose of reality

06/18/2008 9:57 PM by

In Cut Short: The story of Deshun Taylor, 1994-2008, Style Weekly looks at the details surrounding the June 11 shooting of Deshun Taylor:

As Richmond continues to garner headlines for its dwindling murder rate and the success of former Police Chief Rodney Monroe (who left last week for Charlotte, N.C.), Taylor’s death serves up a dose of reality. Richmond, for all its recent success, still has its concentrated poverty, its violent crime, its long, hot summers in the projects.


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