By Ann Brown
Devon Tyrone Wade was a Columbia University Ph.D. in New York City, studying sociology. Wade was the child of incarcerated parents and was raised by his grandparents. Wade didn’t follow in his parents’ footsteps, instead, he got an education, become a mentor to others, and was looking forward to helping more people.
Wade, 28, was killed three years ago in late November 2017 in his home in Atascocita, Texas.
He was shot to death following an argument with his boyfriend, Mario Jarrell Williams, 29, who was later charged with murder. According to investigators, Williams was mad that Wade wanted him to leave his home. He did leave but returned and shot Wade. It was Wade’s twin brother, Stephen, who found him after he had been shot.
Wade had struggled to not let his past define him.
“Both his parents were incarcerated and he found hope in the program ‘No More Victims,’” ABC News 13 reported.
When Wade was interviewed by Eyewitness News about it in 2010, he said, “Just really solidified for me that I wanted to do something for Click here to read entire article