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Kansas Shooting

Indian-Americans Are Called ‘Model Minorities.’ But That Label Doesn’t Protect Against Racism

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was a model new American. He was well-educated, hard-working, charming, and doggedly optimistic. But he was also brown. And in A...

It’s Time We Listen When Women Say Their Boyfriends Are Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 02.27.2016 | Women

Cedric Ford was at work at an Excel plant in Hesston, Kansas, on Thursday afternoon when he was handed a piece of paper: The Harvey County Sheriff’s...

Kansas Gunman's Rampage Goes Unmentioned At GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hours before Republican presidential contenders took the debate stage in Houston on Thursday, a gunman killed three people and injured 1...

Gunman Kills 3, Injures 14 In Kansas Shooting Spree Following Protection Order

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.26.2016 | Crime

Just 90 minutes after authorities served Cedric Larry Ford a protection order barring him from contact with his girlfriend, he went on a shooting ramp...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week began the way so many do: with more tragic gun violence, as three people were killed in two shootings at Jewish centers in the Kansas City area, part of the 86 killed by guns in the U.S. every day. "We are united in our condemnation of this heinous attack," said Attorney General Holder. "These acts cannot be ignored." And yet, one year ago this month, the Senate rejected even a modest background check bill, despite the support of 90 percent of Americans. In the wake of the Kansas shootings, Michael Bloomberg's $50 million gun control effort, "Everytown for Gun Safety," unveiled its first ad. We "have another chance to stop a child from being killed," it said. We do, but only if we refuse to lower our expectations. As Gabriel García Márquez, who died on Thursday, wrote, "It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams."

Mayor 'Kind Of Agreed' With White Supremacist Accused Of Killing 3 At Jewish Centers

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Marionville, Missouri Mayor Dan Clevenger said he "kind of agreed" with some of the beliefs of Frazier Glenn Cross, the 73-year-old accused of killing...

The September 11 Memorial Museum's Moral Responsibility

Todd Fine | Posted 06.16.2014 | New York
Todd Fine

It is crucial that the terminology the museum uses in this section not generalize and blame the world's Muslims as a whole. We do not provoke Christians by calling the Kansas shooter a product of "Christian terrorism" and implicitly blaming the religion, so why do we continue to tolerate the term "Islamic terrorism?"

Mother Of Gunned-Down Kansas Teen: 'I'm Strong Because I Have Faith'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion

She lost her 14-year-old son and her father to an apparent act of hate this past weekend, but when Mindy Corporon stepped forward to address the world...

LISTEN: Accused Kansas Shooter's 2010 Racist Interview

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.14.2014 | Crime

The white supremacist accused of shooting three people to death outside a Jewish community center and retirement home in a Kansas City suburb Sunday e...