Results related to “gun violence”
by Carla Murphy on August 4 2014, 7:00AM
Young, black men in Chicago are far more likely to be touched by violent crime than any other group. But they’re not innocent enough to get the help they need to recover.
by Carla Murphy on June 11 2014, 11:00AM
“The fact that 20 six-year-olds were gunned down in the most violent fashion possible and this town couldn’t do anything about it was stunning to me,” Pres. Obama says
by Carla Murphy on May 27 2014, 11:00AM
Given recent history, however the odds are long
by Carla Murphy on April 22 2014, 2:08PM
A Ga. Republican says no
by Jamilah King on April 17 2014, 10:02AM
It’s an initiative that they say will create 20,000 jobs for young people in the city.
by Carla Murphy on January 23 2014, 7:00AM
Community members react to controversial video of a cursing African-American toddler and the police union’s role in publicizing it.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 12:18PM
Six-year-old Tiana Ricks was killed this week in a suspected gang incident.
by Jorge Rivas on April 3 2013, 10:15AM
The song’s called “No Guns Allowed” and features footage from the scenes of school shootings at Sandy Hook and Columbine.
by Julianne Hing on March 29 2013, 1:05PM
In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, calls for more police and armed guards abound. But to keep kids safe we need to look at the roots of violence and start there, say civil rights groups.
A crucial voice has been lost in the post-Sandy Hook debate over school safety: Students. So we asked some Los Angeles high schoolers to chime in.
by Julianne Hing on March 5 2013, 3:48PM
Eighty-one of them were the result of gun-related incidents.
by Jamilah King on February 20 2013, 10:43AM
Critics are asking why the president sees family structure as the gun problem in Chicago, but not in Newton.
by Jorge Rivas on February 5 2013, 11:49AM
Colorlines.com’s editorial director Kai Wright was a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry show on Sunday for a discussion on gun control.
by Jamilah King on January 30 2013, 2:11PM
The girl died when a gunman opened fire on her and other teenagers at a park in Chicago.
by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2013, 11:10AM
A controversial group’s new effort dubbed “What Would Django Do?” looks to bring people of color to its side in the debate over gun control.
by Nia King on January 22 2013, 8:31AM
Colorlines readers responds to the White House’s proposals to prevent gun violence.
There’s scant evidence of a link between mental illness and violence. Still, advocates say, the mental health system desperately needs more resources and attention.