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Jeni Long Wallace Talks About Death of Her Son Mathew And What She Is Doing To Keep His Name Alive

September 13th will makes 5 years since Matthew was killed #SayHisName [Graphic courtesy of the Matthew Wallace Foundation Facebook page]

Jeni Long-Wallace appeared of People Before Politics Radio Show, Episode 265 on Sunday, June 20, 2020, to discuss the death of her son Matthew Wallace was struck and killed by a northbound Metro-North train on September 29, 2013, the foundation she started in his name ‘The Mathew Wallace Foundation’, and the work she is doing in his name for the community – including supplying much-needed items during this COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic – to keep his name alive. Check out the video below and Jeni share her and her son’s story with PBP Radio’s AJ Woodson and Lorraine Lopez.

Jeni talks about her son Mathew, a 17-year-old Mount Saint Michael Academy student and Yonkers native. Not just how he died but how he lived and she shares the story a the grief of a mother who lost her son and may never have answers to the question what exactly happened to her son.

ABOUT THE MATTHEW WALLACE FOUNDATION: The Matthew Wallace Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) philanthropic organization founded in 2014 as a living memorial to perpetuate the memory and philosophy of Matthew through community programs and educational scholarships which impact children and women in need.

For more information and how you can donate to it to help it continue its good works in the community, check out the foundation’s website and follow the foundation on Facebook and Twitter.


About AJ Woodson (2369 Articles)
AJ Woodson is the Editor-In-Chief of Black Westchester and Co-Owner of Urban Soul Media Group, the parent company. AJ is a Father, Brother, Author, Writer, Journalism Fellow, Rapper, Radio Personality, Hip-Hop Historian and A Freelance Journalist whose byline has appeared in several print publications and online sites including The Source, Vibe, the Village Voice, Upscale,,, Rolling Out Newspaper, Spiritual Minded Magazine and several others.
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