What can be tried in Philadelphia to reduce gun violence that the City hasn’t already attempted?
Lt. Stanford of the Philadelphia Police Department confirms neither his agency nor others across America can truly prevent guns from entering communities.
Phil America ponders the state of gun violence and who should be held accountable.
A Chicago teacher mourns a dead student, knowing he won’t be the last.
Phil America reflects on why he built an art gallery on (and under) the dangerous streets of New York City.
‘Focus on the Family’ founder uses religion to instill fear and hate.
A mother reflects on the violence depicted by the media and how she and her husband will explain it to their son.
Celebrities join forces with a global organization to pay homage to the lives lost in Orlando.
Reckonings #10: How do people fundamentally change their hearts and minds?
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.
Teacher and poet Andy Hall examines the absurdities of violence in our contemporary society and throughout history.
In the culture that created the shooter at Pulse Orlando, healing toxic masculinity starts with how we raise our boys.
Gun violence is a human rights issue, a legal issue, a health issue, a taxation issue, and, above all, a conscience issue.
As many men and women struggle to deal with what happened on Sunday morning, our collective responses—not reactions—deserve closer examination.
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.
What’s our message?: After the Orlando shooting, America must define and distribute widely its message in order to combat self-radicalization.