Birmingham mother pushes for peace - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Birmingham mother pushes for peace

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham woman is asking city leaders to help her stop what she calls, "the invisible body bag."

Last month, Rasheed Ward, 19, and Keith Hilson, 24, were shot and killed. Ward's mother appeared before the Birmingham City Council on Tuesday asking councilors to support her in a memorial walk that she calls, "Stop The Invisible Body Bag."

"There's a body bag laying here in Birmingham around everybody... you, you, you, me, everybody. I know because my son is dead."

The walk is scheduled for Thursday night on Terrace S, the same street where Ward and Hilson were killed June 17.

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