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 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.
by Julianne Hing on January 10 2013, 10:33AM
School advocates that are already fighting a school to prison pipeline warn against the assumption that you prevent violence by adding cops.
by Rinku Sen on August 6 2012, 12:19PM
The horrific attack on a Sikh community in Wisconsin is but the latest sign that this nation’s xenophobia is a crisis.
by Curtis Stephen on November 1 2011, 9:45AM
When a 34-year-old mom was gunned down by stray bullets, her murder gripped the city and made global headlines. The news cycle has moved on, but Brownsville remains as flooded as ever with guns.