THEY HAVE A NAME: Honoring Those We Lost To Senseless Violence (PHOTOS)  was originally published on

1. Jordan Davis

Jordan Davis

Davis, an unarmed 17-year-old, was shot and killed by Michael Dunn at a Florida gas station after an argument over loud music. His killer is…

2. Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin, 17, was killed by patrolman George Zimmerman after he mistook the Skittles and Ice Tea in Martin’s hands as weapons. Zimmerman was found…

3. Kendrick Johnson

Kendrick Johnson

Kendrick Johnson was 17-years-old when he was found dead rolled up in a mat at his high school in Valdosta, Georgia in January. The teen’s…

4. Alaysha Carradine

Alaysha Carradine

Alaysha was killed during a sleepover in July. The 8-year-old was the only one killed during the shooting, while her friends Amara York, 7, and…

5. Renisha McBride

Renisha McBride

Renisha McBride was 19 when she was shot in the head by a man who believed she was trying to harm him. The teen was…

6. Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd, 15, committed suicide after constant taunting and teasing from bullies online. Her death prompted worldwide recognition of bullying online.

7. Jonathan Ferrell

Jonathan Ferrell

Ferrell (left) was shot 10 times by Officer Randal Kerrick (right) who thought he was a holding a weapon. The 24-year-old was dropping a friend…

8. Darius Simmons

Darius Simmons

Darius, 13, was shot and killed by his neighbor over the summer. 76-year-old John H. Spooner was arrested and sentenced to life in prison with…

9. Shaniya Davis

Shaniya Davis

Shaniya Davis was raped and killed by a family friend when her mother gave her away to support a drug habit in 2011. Davis was…

10. Andy Lopez

Andy Lopez

Andy Lopez was shot by Deputy Erick Gelhaus after he mistakenly mistook Lopez’s pellet gun with a real one. Gelhaus is currently suspended while many…

11. Joshua Proutey

Joshua Proutey

Proutey was 19-years-old when he was robbed and killed over $10 dollars, a sandwich, and a cell phone in North Carolina in 2012. Four people…

12. Jonylah Watkins

Jonylah Watkins

Jonylah was just six months old when she and her father were shot several times outside a home in Woodlawn, a South Side Chicago neighborhood.…

13. Steven Simpson

Steven Simpson

Simpson, a gay teen, was set on fire at his 18th birthday party by 20-year-old Jordan Sheard. Sheard has been sentenced to three and half…

14. Leila Fowler

Leila Fowler

8-year-old Leila Fowler was killed by a home intruder in April. Her 12-year-old brother has been charged with second degree murder, although his parents believe…

15. Shaneisha Forbes

Shaneisha Forbes

Shaniesha Forbes, 14, disappeared while walking to school in January. Days late,r she was found partially buried in a nature reserve in New York City.…

16. D’aja Robinson

D’aja Robinson

D’aja, 16, was shot to death as she sat on a city bus in Queens. The teen was not the target of the shooting. Queens…

17. Brooklynn Mohler

Brooklynn Mohler

13-year-old Brooklynn Mohler was killed by a friend when the gun she was holding accidentally discharged in June. Her friend was not charged in her…

18. Ashley Qualls

Ashley Qualls

Ashley Qualls, 25, was shot after getting into an argument with three bikers in Treme, LA. No arrests were made in her murder.

19. Nicholeia Taylor

Nicholeia Taylor

The 25-year-old was struck and killed by a stray bullet in Brooklyn last month. Police are looking for her killer, Corey Brown, 21.

20. Trayvon Dodd

Trayvon Dodd

Trayvon Dodd was 15 when he was shot and killed by a friend by accident. His friend, a 12-year-old, has not been charged in Dodd’s…

21. Demarius Reed

Demarius Reed

Eastern Michigan football star Demarius Reed was shot to death in his apartment building hallway in October. Police are still looking into his death.

22. Jasmine Benjamin

Jasmine Benjamin

Jasmine Benjamin was found in her dorm dead at Valdosta State University last year. In January, her boyfriend Darien Meheux turned himself into police and…

23. Autumn Pasquale

Autumn Pasquale

Autumn Pasquale was strangled to death by two teenage boys trying to steal her bike. The boys later dumped her body in a recycling bin.

24. Antiq Hennis

Antiq Hennis

1-year-old Antiq Hennis was shot and killed in Brooklyn when the shooter, Daquan Breland, 23, tried to shoot his father. Breland was charged with murder…

25. Caleb Gordley

Caleb Gordley

Caleb Gordley was shot and killed after mistakenly entering the wrong home in March. The teen went to a party with friends and tried to…

26. Noel Polanco

Noel Polanco

The 22-year-old Army reservist was shot dead by an NYPD detective who thought he was reaching for a gun last year. His family is currently…

27. Ramarley Graham

Ramarley Graham

Police barged into the 18-year-old’s home in August and killed him in his bathroom. The unarmed teen was targeted by the police when they believed…

28. Marcos Arenas

Marcos Arenas

Marcos Arenas was 15 when he was killed for his iPad in Las Vegas in May. While walking home from school, Arenas was approached by…

29. Steven Gregory Grich

Steven Gregory Grich

Grich, a engineering student at Clemson State University, was murdered when four men broke into his off campus home and killed him.

30. Joshua Wood

Joshua Wood

The Houston native was just 16 when he was gunned down for his new Air Jordan sneakers he bought just minutes before.