Two Violent Men, Two Symptoms of the Same Sickness

America woke up this weekend to the news of the deadliest civilian mass shooting in the nation’s history. The senseless tragedy will undoubtedly evoke anger, sadness and helplessness.

Trigger Warning! A Poem About Societal Violence

Teacher and poet Andy Hall examines the absurdities of violence in our contemporary society and throughout history.

Gun Control: What SHOULD We Do?

Gun violence is a human rights issue, a legal issue, a health issue, a taxation issue, and, above all, a conscience issue.

Orlando: The Last Mass Terror Attack? Don’t Bet On It

As many men and women struggle to deal with what happened on Sunday morning, our collective responses—not reactions—deserve closer examination.

Philadelphia Mayor Among Attendees at Orlando Shooting Vigil

At a vigil for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, the Mayor of Philadelphia looked profoundly sad while the City Council President appeared exasperated.

The Question America Doesn’t Ask Itself After Tragedies Like Orlando

What’s our message?: After the Orlando shooting, America must define and distribute widely its message in order to combat self-radicalization.

Let Your Love Shine, And Your Goodness Show

The most powerful rebuttal to violence and hatred is love. So let yours shine.

After [Place of This Week’s Mass Shooting]

Ken Feinleib expresses the exhaustion and frustration that we collectively feel in the wake of yet another mass shooting but exhorts us to rise up and continue to try and move forward.

Sending Love, Orlando

Imagine a world where breaking news headlines featured our commitment to loving our neighbor despite our differences.

How Can We Trust You?

As black men in America, how can we place any trust in the police?

Top Philadelphia Officials to Address Stop-and-Frisk at Town Hall Meeting

The head of the Police Advisory Commission and Deputy Legal Director at ACLU PA to join Philadelphia Mayor and Police Commissioner at stop-and-frisk town hall. — An upcoming Philadelphia town hall meeting in April on the issue of the future of stop-and-frisk, an event on the 29th of the month that’ll be attended by both […]

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA

The true and frightening story behind the NRA,money, and politics.

The Importance of Community in Preventing Gun Violence

How a secure network of family, friends, and neighbors can stop tragedy before it starts.