Results related to “Guns”
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 March 22 2013, 11:31AM
The tweet included a note that read “Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980.”
by Jamilah King on March 14 2013, 10:18AM
Jonylah Watkins was shot multiple times.
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 February 18 2013, 8:00AM
Colorlines readers suggest solutions to gun violence and overly punitive measures for school children.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Jamilah King on February 15 2013, 4:55PM
The president made an important stop in Chicago today.
by Jamilah King on February 15 2013, 8:57AM
President Obama has answered Chicago’s call to come home and address the city’s epidemic of gun violence. But will he lay out a plan for substantive reform?
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Jamilah King on February 11 2013, 10:51AM
The president is finally going home to address one of the country’s most pressing issues.
by Nia King on January 22 2013, 8:31AM
Colorlines readers responds to the White House’s proposals to prevent gun violence.
Trayvon Martin’s killing stirred many debates about crime surrounding black men. It also kicked up many familiar misconceptions, like the idea that black-on-black crime is uniquely bad. Hatty Lee’s infographic breaks down the realities.
by Hatty Lee on March 28 2012, 9:00AM
For all the talk of hoodies and school suspensions and who punched whom first, one thing stands above the rest in Trayvon Martin’s death: There was a gun involved, and that’s a terribly common feature in the deaths of young black men.
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.
by Jorge Rivas on August 1 2011, 12:01PM
Turns out the kid who supposedly bragged about wanting to have a gun when he grows up really said he wants to be a police officer. The station acknowledges “mistakes were made.”