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The Violence of Guns in America

Even though recent reports have shown that violent crime has declined in urban cities nationwide, Urban Gun crime still remains a chronic issue facing young Black, Hispanic and Latino men in America. Continue reading

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The Double Standard In Race Based Violence

Dylann Roof’s acts of gun violence will total five times that of the financial costs of the Baltimore Riots. As one person he fatally shot nine people, opposed to the 200 people who were arrested in Baltimore for non-violent crimes Continue reading

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Special Investigation: Curbing Urban Gun Violence

Why are so many young Black males carrying guns? Lack of structure in some homes, a desire of some young people not to have “to work hard like someone else had to” for material goods, and lack of opportunities and recreational outlets are contributors to violence, he said. Even hunger can play a role. “Most kids have no organization and the easy way to get anything is to take it; jealously and poverty runs rampant in the community.” “Thirteen- and 14-year-olds are forced to be very violent; these are the ‘stick-up kids’ in the streets that will get a pistol and rob or kill anyone to make money to feed their families,”
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Successful Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence Workshop

Successful Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence has been designed as an interactive workshop to insure that Law Enforcement Officers, Administrators, Educators and Parents will walk away with in depth knowledge of the role that firearms play in the past, present and future of American society. Continue reading

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