2-year-old inside car when gunshots ring out, killing driver Publication: WAPT News Author: Michalia Franklin Date: February 7, 2023 Summary/Takeaway: Jackson police are investigating a deadly drive-by shooting that took place in broad daylight in an intersection. A 2-year-old child was in the car at the time of the shooting but wasn't hurt, according to authorities at the scene. Hinds County [...]
Community-Based Violence Interventions: Proven Strategies To Reduce Violent Crime Center for American Progress - Akua Amaning and Hassen Bashir Leaders around the nation should prioritize community-based violence intervention programs to reduce gun violence and violent crime more broadly. Across America, communities are struggling to combat rising gun violence. Although overall crime rates remain low, the sale of firearms and instances of [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBlC7uYedXk Listen to Toni McNeil of Faith In the Valley San Joaquin share how community organizing can help youth create opportunity to disrupt their mindsets and make decisions while thinking of the bigger picture. My name is Toni McNeil. I was born and raised in Stockton, California. I was raised, trained, cultivated, developed and well kept by the Concrete. I [...]
Ralph Yarl Shot in Head After Going to Wrong House to Pick Up Siblings: Family Seeks Justice in Kansas City, Mo.
Black teen shot in head after going to wrong house to pick up siblings The Washington Post - Annabelle Timsit April 17, 2023 A Black teenager was shot in the head in Kansas City, Mo., after showing up at the wrong house to pick up his siblings, lawyers for his family said. Family members identified the victim online as Ralph Yarl, [...]
Autopsy Report Confirms Sinzae Reed’s Shooting Death As Homicide, but Charges Dropped Against Shooter Claiming Self-defense
Shooting death of Sinzae Reed, Ohio teen killed by man claiming self-defense, now ruled a homicide ABC News - Abby Cruz January 18, 2023 Charges against the shooter were dropped in October. The fatal shooting of a Black teenager by a white man in Columbus, Ohio, who claimed self-defense was officially ruled a homicide in an autopsy report. According to [...]
Coach Steve Kerr and Pastor Mike McBride speak out on Gun Violence Don’t turn away from our failure to protect our elders and children. The blood of the innocent cry out to us from the ground. America’s soil is drenched with blood. We are coming for you @leadermcconnell @gop @nra #BanAssaultWeapons #PassUniversalBackgroundChecks #FundCVI #ScaleMentalHealthInfrastructure #Buffalo #Uvalde #EndGunViolence #Enough #Peacemaker #livefreefire SHAME [...]