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Urban Gun Violence

Reasonable Balance would Minimize the Damage

Byron Williams | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Byron Williams

Our current gun debate is reminiscent of the old Lite Beer from Miller commercials that were conducted between the narrow contours of "less filling" v...

Gentrifiers Can Help Stop Urban Gun Violence by Uplifting Long-time Community Residents and Engaging with Existing Organizations

David F Brand | Posted 06.14.2016 | New York
David F Brand

A few weeks before I participated in the gentrification of Bushwick, a livery cab driver was shot and killed outside my new apartment. The murder rece...

Hundreds Discuss Urban Violence At 'Emergency' Chicago Summit

Posted 07.27.2013 | Chicago

Hundreds gathered Friday at Chicago State University after members of the Congressional Black Caucus called an "emergency" national summit on urban vi...

Teens Among 3 Killed, 8 Hurt In Overnight Gun Violence Citywide

Posted 05.18.2013 | Chicago

At least 11 people were wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago -- and three of the victims died. The first fatal shooting happened around 7:2...

It's Time For a New Approach to Violence

Jakada Imani | Posted 10.04.2011 | San Francisco
Jakada Imani

It is rare that young people who witness violence in our cities are counseled. Too often the coping mechanisms that youth learn in the streets only fuel the cycle of violence.