Parents fight for justice after racial hatred fueled killing of their son

Parents fight for justice after racial hatred fueled killing of their son

1/13/2021 11:25:00 PM

Parents fight for justice after racial hatred fueled killing of their son

After their son, 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III, was killed days before graduating from Bowie State University, parents Dawn and Rick Collins vowed to protect future Americans with a bill that makes it easier to prosecute acts motivated in part by hate. They discuss their mission and the foundation they started in their son’s memory with TODAY’s Craig Melvin.

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I am so heartbroken for this family. This young man had so much going for him and then some low life loser takes his life. What kind of animals raise a human being to hate like this? craigmelvin this was a beautiful Tribute to a beautiful young man who had a wonderful future in front of him. I remember when this happened and cried and every time I see his photo on the local DC news (NBC4) I cry. This morning your story did it to me again. SO SAD!