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Age 19, Chicago, IL.

Quintonio was an engineering major at Northern Illinois University with a mental health condition. His classmates knew him as a motivational student, and said that he was “destined for greatness.” Quintonio was killed by police outside his father’s apartment during a dispute mediation.

Powerful black arm raised defiantly into the air, the hand curled into a fist, rising into the middle on the graphic. Designed into the arm, almost like a tattoo, is an infinity/unity symbol and the words “Black Disabled Lives Matter”.

art by @jtknoxroxs

These descriptions were compiled by the NAMD Advocates. We also extend a special thanks to The Harriet Tubman Collective for compiling some of the names.

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