Rest Easy My Brother

Learning about the loss of a good friend through Facebook is rough. But for one, it triggered a necessary change.

Pistorius Sentencing Underway—Jail Time Could be a Death Sentence

Proceedings are ongoing in the punishment phase of the manslaughter case. Tor Constantino looks at the realities facing a double amputee in prison.

Why Are These White Boys So Untouchable?

Dillan DiGiovanni asks: “What does our country stand to gain from perpetuating this deeply-rooted myth that black people are more violent than white men or people of any other race?”

Yes, the Hug-a-Thug Approach is Powerful in Gang Intervention

Anthony Goulet believes that to facilitate healing with at-risk youth, what you need is the only thing that can penetrate the street-armor without harming anyone…Love.

Video: Men Are Trained To Think of Each Other as Animals

Men and boys worldwide are caught in cycles and storms that leave us speaking to one another in a language of violence.

A Murder of Crows

A video game playing high school senior gets handed a real gun.

A Prisoner’s Message to Youth on Gang Membership

After Rosanne Cash’s visit, Spoon Jackson receives an opportunity to speak to troubled youth from within prison.

I Come From: Three Essays from Venice High School Students

Marcus Anderson, Fernando Garcia, and Steve Miramontes are three young men who know where they come from.

Heads of the Hydra or, The End of Rape

It takes more than education on consent to stop rape, but it is a vital chapter in a new story of what we all want: a world without rape.

HLN: Andrew Holmes is on a Mission to Stop Violence in Chicago (VIDEO)

Right now Andrew Holmes is focused on getting the person who killed a six month old girl off the streets and into prison.

It’s Deeper Than Gun Control in Chicago

Evette Dionne says that when it comes to ending the horrific epidemic of murders in Chicago, it’s about addressing the reasons people own guns.

Valentine to My Mom

Billy Johnson II knows how hard it was to raise him, and in recognition of the woman whose fingerprints are all over the man he is today, this year he has just one valentine: his mother.

Why Are So Many Black Males Being Murdered in Chicago?

An increase in gang violence has once again garnered Chicago the title “Murder Capitol of the World.”

He Who Laughs Last: Ending the Cycle of Male Abuse

For comedian Billy Batz, Male Abuse Awareness Week is personal.

Tackling MS-13

Cameron Conaway believes recent measures to combat the gang must be part of comprehensive reform

Muslim Mosh Pit

Young American men have sanctioned outlets for rage and rebellion their counterparts in conservative Islam do not.