High School Freshman Nigel Shelby Was Another Victim of Bullying
On April 19, Nigel Shelby, a 15-year-old freshman committed suicide after being bullied because he was gay. Shelby attended Huntsville High School in Alabama.
Every year it seems like bullying is becoming more and more relevant in our school systems. Since his death, a GoFundMe account has been set up to raise money for his family. So far its raised $16,731 and has a goal of $26,000. A candlelight vigil was also held for Shelby yesterday.
Let’s stop the senseless violence and come together as a community. No one should walk this earth and feel disrespected to the point where they want to take their life. If you want to make a donation click the link here.
If you or anybody you know is depressed or considering suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline on 1-800-273-8255 or The Trevor Project on 1-866-488-7386.
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