Amidst Unresolved Tragedy, Columbus Mother Champions Her Daughter’s Legacy Through Community Empowerment

Columbus, Ohio — Nearly three years after her untimely death, the memory of 17-year-old Makenzi Ridley continues to spark a community movement against gun violence, driven by the relentless efforts of her grieving mother, Seneca Ridley. Despite time passing, justice remains elusive as the perpetrator of the shooting, which occurred in broad daylight at a local community center, has yet to be identified or charged. The city has come to know Makenzi’s story well, thanks …

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