gun violence

midterms

The Eyes of the World Are on Democratic Candidate Lucy McBath

Georgia's 6th congressional district is a ripe opportunity for Democrats to flip one of the 23 seats they need to regain the House. Democratic candidate Lucy McBath plans to be the one to do it.
Marie Solis
11.5.18
Film

A Teen Activist Gives Her Personal Take on 'The Hate U Give'

'The Hate U Give' opened to rave reviews earlier this month. But what does a Black teen activist who's been impacted by police brutality make of the film? We asked one to report back.
Roshae Harrison
10.30.18
domestic violence

Gun-Related Domestic Violence Calls Increased 74 Percent, New Report Finds

Between 2016 and 2017, the National Domestic Violence Hotline recorded a sharp increase in calls where firearms played a role in domestic abuse.
Marie Solis
6.22.18
gun violence

Use Today's Walkout to Discuss How Gun Violence Affects the Black Community

Shandra, a sophomore at a public school in Manhattan, tells us why she organized her school's walkout.
Shandra
4.20.18
school shootings

It's Been Nine Weeks Since Parkland. There Have Been 17 School Shootings Since

We spoke to 11 students who experienced school shootings after the dawn of the #NeverAgain movement.
Linda Yang
4.20.18
gun violence

Students Affected by Everyday Gun Violence Call for a More Inclusive Movement

"Where were all these supporters when my friends were getting shot and killed?”
Kimberly Lawson
3.30.18
gun violence

'The Media Have Neglected Us': Black Parkland Survivors Speak Out

“I am here today with my classmates because we have been sorely underrepresented and in some cases misrepresented."
Kimberly Lawson
3.29.18
How Does This Still Exist?

Domestic Violence Abusers Can Still Legally Purchase Guns

Currently, the Lautenberg Act bans those convicted of domestic violence from purchasing a gun, but there is still a major loophole in the law, which has not been addressed in 23 states.
Kimberly Lawson
3.23.18
gun violence

'We Cannot Live Normally': Stoneman Douglas Survivor on the March for Our Lives

Carly Novell spent two hours hiding in a closet during the Stoneman Douglas school shooting in February. Now, she's calling for others to stand up and march with her for an end to gun violence this weekend.
Kimberly Lawson
3.23.18
gun violence

These Two Students Were the Only Ones to Walk Out of Their School

“I was being recorded and laughed at, but I had to remind myself that I was fighting for what I believe in, and that it doesn't matter what they think of me.”
Kimberly Lawson
3.14.18
gun violence

What It Was Like to Organize the Walkout at My School Today

"What happened in Florida could be something that happens to me—the sad fact is a shootout could happen any day."
Linda Yang
3.14.18
gun violence

Teen Parkland Survivors on Using Social Media to Change Society

Sarah Chadwick and Delaney Tarr survived their school's shooting. Now they're using Twitter to teach each other where adults have failed.
Diana Tourjée
3.9.18
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