Zaevion Dobson

The two suspects are both being held on a $1 million bond. A spokesperson for the Knox County district attorney's office also announced Basset and Williams will also face charges for possessing a firearm as a felon.

Past award winners include transgender activist and Olympian Caitlyn Jenner, former NFL player Michael Sam, and award-winning broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.

More than a hundred people gathered at a vigil in Knoxville to honor 12-year-old Jajuan Latham. He was fatally shot in a suspected gang shooting. Jajuan is a cousin of 15-year-old Zaevion Dobson, who died shielding three girls from gunfire.

“An act of heroism a lot bigger than we should expect from any 15-year-old,” Obama said of the teenager.

Stories about gun violence within our country are becoming all too common. President Obama is utilizing the incidents as an avenue to open up the conversation about the need for stricter gun control laws. He recently released a statement about the killing of Zaevion Dobson, a high school football star from Knoxville, Tennessee who was […]