Nicholas Heyward Sr., courageous fighter against police brutality and terror, passed yesterday, December 31, 2018. His
family is currently making funeral plans and will issue a statement soon. His youngest son, Quenton Heyward, is
available for comment on behalf of the family.
Below is a call made by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network for support in the aftermath of this tremendous loss.
Contact: Quenton Heyward 404-263-5250
It is with a great sorrow for us to inform all those fighting to end police terror and mass incarceration, and for
social justice, that Nicholas Heyward Sr., courageous and uncompromising fighter for the people, has passed on December
Nicholas Heyward, Sr., was a Father, Husband, Brother, Grandfather and Fighter Against Injustice. He fought for justice
for his son, Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. killed by a New York cop in 1994. He was always there for many families who
have lost loved ones to police violence and police murder.
Your help is needed with the funeral expenses. Any amount you are able to give, will be greatly appreciated. Please go to the GoFundMe
Our deepest sympathies and condolences go to his family and fellow fighters against injustice. More will be forthcoming
about Nicholas Heyward Sr. and his legacy for social justice.
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