Social Contexts of Youth Bullying

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We need to stop thinking about bullying as a youth problem, and instead look at how bullying “trickles down” from adults to young people.

Light Between the Bars: The Road to Redemption

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A man put a group of prison inmates in a room with nothing but a camera. The result is stunning.

The Senseless Death of a Boy, and the Grief of the Cop Who Couldn’t Save Him

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A cop’s honest, heartfelt pain after witnessing the effects of gun violence and the death of a little boy the same age as his own.

What’s Worse Than Witnessing Gun Violence?

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Some black men are starting to believe their bad press, so a Chicago author offers this tip.

Why Can’t America Control Its Violence Epidemic?

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In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.

Do Guns Improve Safety?

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Should guns be used for safety? What do the numbers say?

Who Are the “Good Guys With Guns”?

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Alex Yarde wants to look beyond the next news cycle on the epidemic of unarmed killings of black males.

Bloodlines Are Being Eliminated in the Black Community

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Author Joe Carter speaks on how violence against black males is wiping out some family bloodlines

Let Him Cry

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Adam Dyer recalls feeling trapped as an angry young teenager. And as a man, having to bargain with society to let him express his emotions.

“Gun control advocates to only restrict political opponents guns?”

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Guns Don’t Kill People, Gun Culture Does

“Forgiveness is the Path to Healing, but is it Enough?”

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From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

Brothers On The Block: Movement In Chicago To Help End Violence

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Britani Danielle investigates the new movement in Chicago that is working to prevent and end violence on the streets.

Why Are These White Boys So Untouchable?

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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?”

Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America?

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Has nonfatal gun violence increased or decreased over the past 10 years? No one really knows.

5 Reasons to Stop Calling Chicago ‘Chiraq’

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Considered the voice of Chicago, B.O.L.D member Richard Taylor fights against the death spoken over his hometown.