News Reports:

August 07, 2018

Who is killing victims of Gun violence?

KARE (NBC-TV) reporter Adrienne Broaddus talks to Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation CEO, Tenisha Taylor to get an insight on why so much gun violence in the black community and what/who is to blame?

July 01, 2019

WGN Radio (Chicago) Goes In-Depth With EZTaylor CEO, Tenisha Taylor

WGN Radio (Chicago) goes in-depth with Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation CEO, Tenisha Taylor, about the gun violence that Chicago is experiencing. She reveals the pain of losing her father to senseless gun violence, she explains who's to blame for the violence, and why she feels it's her job to help break the cycle.

July 27, 2018

NBC (WMAQ TV) Profiles EZTaylor Scholar Darius Johnson & CEO Tenisha Taylor

NBC's 5's Art Norman profiles Ezekiel Taylor Foundation Scholar Darius Johnson. Mr. Norman takes Darius (now a NBC Reproter in Savannah, GA) back to his birth home where his mother was innocently killed by gunfire while standing on her front porch. Foundation CEO, Tenisha Taylor, joins the reporter duo and explains why she selected Darius as an EZTaylor Scholar. 

May 16, 2018

ETSF Partners with ISF Bank to Award 2018 Scholarship to Marlon Stokes

The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation partnered with ISF Bank to award a 2018 scholarship to Rich South High School Senior, Marlon Stokes. Stokes is the first of several 2018 ETSF recipients. He will attend Howard University in the fall.  


February 01, 2018

Ezekiel Taylor Scholar Inducted Into CAU's Honor Society

Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Recipient, Deon Stephens, is inducted into Clark Atlanta University's Honor Society.

Deon is a Engineering major. 

Black Enterprise

October 07, 2017

Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation Awards 12 Scholarships & Honor Young Men at Banquet

The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation awards 12 scholarships to Chicago area young men and celebrates them in a Black-Tie star-studded gala in Chicago's downtown Hyatt Hotel. 


April 12, 2017

The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation awards the first of many college scholarships to Chicago area young men.

Chicago Citizen Newspaper

April 05, 2017

South Shore High School senior, Deshawn Thomas, is awarded first ETSF scholarship.

April 04, 2017

Tenisha Taylor Bell creates scholarship foundation in honor her dad's death from gun violence.

Ezekiel Taylor was killed on Chicago's Southside in 1982.


April 03, 2017

Tenisha Taylor Bell is looking to help young black men in Chicago and, in turn, cut back on the violence that claimed her father's life.

March 31, 2017

Ezekiel Taylor Foundation Surprises High School Senior with College Scholarship

September 09, 2016

CBS goes to the seen where a man was murdered 35 years ago; Today his daughter creates scholarship foundation in his name. 


September 06, 2016

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) 

July 01, 2016

Tenisha Taylor Bell's intern, Darius Johnson, is honored by the City of Chicago (Commissioner Stanley Moore) 

Chicago Tribune

March 18, 2016

Tenisha Taylor is featured on the front page of the Chicago Tribune. She explains how the violent death of her father has impacted her decision not to live in Chicago. Tenisha also introduces her intern, Darius Johnson, to the media. A Morehouse graduate. His mother was also killed on Chicago's South Side.

November 25, 2015

Tenisha Taylor Bell writes an exclusive essay for NBC News highlighting the pain she feels when she reflects on friends who have been killed in the Chicago gun violence. She explains her fear as a mother of a young son.

February 15, 2015

While a CNN executive producer, Tenisha covered the Chicago murders. In this article, she explains to her employer, CNN, why continued coverage of the senseless killings was personal and emotional.

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