This Black Social History is design for the education of all races about Black People Contribution to world history over the past centuries, even though its well hidden from the masses so that our children dont even know the relationship between Black People and the wealth of their history in terms of what we have contributed to make this world a better place for all.
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Tuesday, 17 November 2015
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " TOURE HEYWOOD " WAS A POLICE OFFICER WHO DIED FROM HIS INJURIES WHEN HE WAS STRUCK BY A VEHICLE WHILE CONDUCTING A TRAFFIC STOP : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK HEROES "
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Georgia State University Police Department, Georgia
End of Watch: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 9/30/2003
Police Officer Toure Heywood succumbed to injuries sustained 12 years earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop.
As he spoke to the occupants of the vehicle a second vehicle struck the first car head-on and then struck him. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in ICU for several days.
His health continued to deteriorate as a result of the incident. On May 28th, 2015, he passed away while undergoing organ transplant surgery to replace his stomach, liver, pancreas, upper bowel and lower bowel.
Officer Heywood was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had previously served as a corrections officer before joining the Georgia State University Police Department. Following the crash he became a member of the East Point Police Department where he served as a detective at the time of his passing.