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.

A Man Was Shot In The Chest And You Can Guess Exactly What Happened Next

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Killing a man in the United States is faster and easier than ordering fast food at a drive-thru.

At Least 26 Children or Teens Died in Florida Stand Your Ground Cases

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Trayvon Martin, who would have turned 19 on Wednesday, is one of the 26 young people killed.

There Has Been an Average of One School Shooting Every Other School Day So Far This Year

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Last year was supposed to be a year of action to curb gun violence in our schools. But three weeks into the new year, statistics suggest that the problem could actually be worsening.

When Your Son Kills My Son

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Aleasa Word shares how gun violence is a problem for all of us, regardless of race.

Philadelphia: First US City To Ban 3D Guns

The measure passed unanimously by 10-member council and comes as a federal law banning firearms that can go unnoticed by a metal detector is set to expire early next month.

White Men Appear Immune to Stop and Frisk, Not Mass Murders

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Despite mass murders committed by suburban white men, it seems to be only inner-city black and brown youth that are the victims of Stop and Frisk.

Iowa Gun Law Places Us All in the Crosshairs

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Blind in Iowa? Well, here’s a gun permit.

13 Injured in Chicago Mass Shooting

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The week both began and ended with mass shootings. One in DC and now one in Chicago.