‘Justice is never served’: Nia Wilson and the fear of racial violence

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A teenage girl was stabbed in an unprovoked attack by a white man. Her death has become a powerful symbol of American racism

Nia Wilson wondered what would happen if she ever became a hashtag.

The 18-year-old Oakland woman loved rapping and makeup and wanted to join the army or become a paramedic. She was also passionate about police brutality and other injustices facing African Americans, and her family said she talked about how they should respond if she ever became a victim.

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