Whitehaven advocate Yvonne Nelson killed Saturday

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 22, 2022 3:58 PM CT | Published: August 15, 2022 6:41 PM CT
<strong>Yvonne Nelson (right) hugs fellow Whitehaven advocate Pearl Walker at a ceremony honoring Nelson earlier this year. &ldquo;I never did what I was doing for self-gratification. It&rsquo;s been all about my community and people coming in my community trying to destroy it,&rdquo; Nelson said at the ceremony.</strong> (Courtesy Pearl Walker)

Yvonne Nelson (right) hugs fellow Whitehaven advocate Pearl Walker at a ceremony honoring Nelson earlier this year. “I never did what I was doing for self-gratification. It’s been all about my community and people coming in my community trying to destroy it,” Nelson said at the ceremony. (Courtesy Pearl Walker)

The community advocate and former journalist was shot to death Saturday night in Raleigh. 

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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