'She's a household name': Nia Wilson's mother on the impact of her daughter's death

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After her daughter’s killer received a life sentence, Alicia Grayson reflects on Wilson’s role in a national uprising

Amost two years after Nia Wilson was stabbed to death on a train platform in Oakland, California, a judge last week sentenced the man convicted of her murder to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

To Wilson’s family, John Lee Cowell’s sentencing marks the end of a lengthy and high-profile trial. “It feels like all of this started yesterday, and at the same time it feels like the process took forever,” said Alicia Grayson, Wilson’s mother. “It’s been a long journey and having the verdict is bittersweet.”

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