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A Teacher Told 10-Year-Old Boy That He’s to Blame If He Gets Shot by Police

by Teddy Grant   May 22, 2018

A 10-year-old Black student in Lenexa, Kansas was brought to tears over comments a teacher made to him. Malachi Pearson said that his teacher... Read More

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Florida School Shooting Leaves 1 Wounded, Suspect in Custody

by Teddy Grant   Apr 20, 2018

Right before students were to take part in a national protest opposing gun violence, a student was shot and injured at a high school... Read More

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16-Year-Old from Chicago’s South Side Trains Residents to Help Gun Victims

by Christina Santi   Mar 23, 2018

Gun violence in Chicago has been a big topic of discussion, but little is said about the lack of a trauma center or quick... Read More

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Kamala Harris Bashes Trump’s Plan to Arm Teachers, Fears Minority Students Will Be Targeted

by Teddy Grant   Mar 14, 2018

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) blasted the Trump Administration’s proposal to arm teachers following a national call for gun control legislation led by student-run organizations. At... Read More

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National Walkout Day: Students Across Country Protest Gun Violence

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 14, 2018

Students from all over America marched out of class Wednesday in protest and to demand stricter gun laws and an end to mass shootings... Read More

Sixth Grader Prepared His Will in Case of School Shooting

Sixth Grader Prepared His Will in Case of School Shooting

by Christina Santi   Mar 12, 2018

As gun violence in schools is becoming a trend, many parents and teachers have shared stories of their children’s fears and drills in case... Read More

Woman Shot While Filming Herself on Facebook Live

Woman Shot While Filming Herself on Facebook Live

by Zahara Hill   Jan 04, 2018

A Chicago woman was shot in the arm as she filmed herself during an argument with another woman on a Facebook live stream on Tuesday.... Read More

Rihanna Mourns Death of First Cousin Killed the Day After Christmas

Rihanna Mourns Death of First Cousin Killed the Day After Christmas

by Jessica Bennett   Dec 26, 2017

Prayers up for the Fenty family, as superstar Rihanna has shared that her first cousin was shot and killed just one day after they... Read More

5-Year-Old Survives Being Shot for the 2nd Time in 2 Years

5-Year-Old Survives Being Shot for the 2nd Time in 2 Years

by Zahara Hill   Dec 21, 2017

A 5-year-old Chicago boy has survived the second shooting of his young life this week. Kavan Collins was hit in the face by a stray... Read More

Disturbing Details Emerge in Kejuan Thomas Shooting

Disturbing Details Emerge in Kejuan Thomas Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 18, 2017

On Wednesday, 16-year-old, Kejuan Thomas was shot in the head and chest at point blank range as he played basketball on a Chicago court.... Read More