Tag Archives: gun violence

Black people: We have to stop the killing in our communities

9 Jan

There are many outside factors that contribute to poverty and despair in lower income black neighborhoods but regardless of those factors we don’t have to kill each other. Stopping the violence starts with us!

Where were the calls for gun control when black and Hispanic children were dying?

29 Dec

Where were the calls for gun control when black and Hispanic children were dying?

While we all we saddened and horrified by the deaths of 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary I have to ask were many crying out for gun control when thousands of African American and Hispanic children are being gunned on an all too regular basis?  Read more here: http://aareports.com/2012/12/where-were-calls-for-en-black-and.html

Guns don’t kill but they sure make killing a hell of a lot easier!

11 Jan

In these days after the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others in which 6 died including a 9 year old girl we are hearing and reading much about the tone of our political discourse.

But what about our love affair with guns in this country? Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/01/guns-dont-kill-but-they-make-killing.html

Gun violence takes life of promising Seton Hall student

26 Sep

Black on black crime is killing an entire generation. Not just gang bangers and drug dealers but our future leaders as well. Promising college student Jessica Moore was gunned down at  a party.

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54 shot, 10 killed in Chicago over weekend

24 Jun

54 shot, 10 killed in Chicago over weekend.

Ten people were killed and at least 44 others were shot across the city Friday night into early Monday, including a baby girl who suffered a graze wound to the neck

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/06/54-shot-over-weekend-in-chicago.html