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I’m just sayin’ — reducing homicides

Black Indianapolis experienced a rocky start to 2020— from a quick flurry of 10 homicides only 12 days into 2020, to a fire temporarily...

Gun violence is a public health crisis — treat it that way, advocates say

Communities should look at gun violence through the lens of public health, not the criminal justice system, Marcus McAllister and other panelists argued Sept....

Gun violence is a public health crisis — treat it that way, advocates say

Communities should look at gun violence through the lens of public health, not the criminal justice system, Marcus McAllister and other panelists argued Sept....

Be part of the solution to senseless violence

During a recent trip to the grocery store, a 30-something-year-old woman began to converse with me as we waited in line. Initially, our conversation...

Good riddance, 2016: Many ready to move on after difficult year

This past year has been so heartbreakingly tough for so many that it’s actually taken an unexpected turn toward comedy for some. On the...

When catcalling kills

Tiarah Poyau. She is one of the latest names added to a growing list of young women whose lives have been brutally cut down...

In New York’s schools, violence is rampant, punishment is rare

Osman Couey is a New York City teacher who allegedly threw Ka’Veon Wilson, a 7-year-old special-needs student, across a hallway at Harlem’s Public School...

Former Detroit Gang Member Now a Gang Peacemaker

Ray Winans, once affectionately known as “Killer Ray,” is helping reduce gun violence in Detroit — one gang member at a time.The 37-year-old former...

Drexel’s ‘Healing Hurt People’ Program Helps Young Victims Recover from Emergency Room Trauma

Sobering facts: For every black youth murdered in Philadelphia, 90 others experience grave injuries, including gunshot and stabbing wounds. Each year, more than 900...

Spring Valley High School Officer From Violent Arrest Video Fired

A South Carolina sheriff's deputy seen hurling a student to the ground and then dragging her across the floor in a widely viewed video has been...
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