The 2014 Ball N Peace Citywide Showcase will be played in Brooklyn, Queens, and Harlem remembering Tayshana Chicken Murphy and all the young people that also met their untimely deaths to senseless street violence.
All donations and sponsorships for the 2014 Ball N Peace Citywide Showcase will go to the Tayshana Chicken Murphy Foundation to promote peace and empower our youth through our educational programs BOTH SIDES OF THE GUN and S.I.M.B.A. (Strong Intelligent Minds Building Alliances).
Come see future NCAA & WNBA stars from all parts of New York and New Jersey.
Basketball Tournament Honors Slain Harlem Teen Tayshana ‘Chicken’ Murphy
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The Ball N Peace Basketball Tournament was established in August 2012. The tournament was formed in honor of Tayshana "Chicken" Murphy and all the young people who met their physical demise due to gun violence and destructive acts. The purpose of the tournament is to utilize anti-violence organizations, youth empowerment groups as well as positive entertainment to sow seeds of peace in our youth. Ultimately we use the platform of basketball and entertainment to gather young people and discuss solutions to the violence in our community.