Gun Violence

via NewsOne: Gun violence is really getting bad in America! According to the organization Everytown for Gun Safety, 100 Americans lose their lives to gun violence daily and hundreds more are shot and injured A Washington, D.C.-based teenager is on a mission to address the problem through the creation of an apparel brand, Because of Them We […]

via FirstLadyB: Gospel artists Erica Campbell, Brian Courtney Wilson, Kelontae Gavin, The Walls Group, Pastor Charles Jenkins and more have partnered with LIVEFREE to end gun violence. “Excited to partner with many of our Black Church clergy, comrades and influencers to get more congregations to join the #LIVEFREE Campaign’s efforts to raise up #Peacemakers,” Erica Campbell wrote on Instagram. […]

via News5: Some Ohio school districts are getting ballistic shields in attempts to better protect students and staff from violent attacks. The Columbus Dispatch reports Union County school officials showed overwhelming interest when that county’s prosecutor asked them about supplying schools with the 10-pound shields. Union County Prosecutor David Phillips says he spent $14,000 from […]

via News5: According to police records, a total of 25 juveniles have been shot in Cleveland this year. While some of them were likely the aggressors in those shootings, many more were simply caught in the crossfire. Community activist Zack Reed believes gun violence has reached epidemic levels with 69 homicides this year. Reed, Cleveland police […]

via News5: High school students across the country are planning to walk out of their classrooms on March 14 to remember the 17 people killed in the Parkland, Florida shooting and to protest gun violence. Schools in Northeast Ohio are handling the movement in various ways. At Brunswick High School, students are being given three options: walk […]

MONTREAL (AP) — Five people were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the president of the center said Sunday. Authorities reported two arrests in what Quebec’s premier and Canada’s prime minister called an act of terrorism. Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre President Mohamed Yangui reported the number of dead […]

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College: John Silvanus Wilson Jr, President of Morehouse College and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College talk to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the first ever HBCU National Symposium on gun violence. “The student movement was born on the campuses of the AUC. The students there translated […]

A 16-year-old boy is the youngest among the victims killed, while a 65-year-old woman and 73-year-old man were the oldest.

During Clinton's address at the gala, she took a moment to target presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his "unsafe" comments on gun control.

Buses from across the state will shuttle at least 300 families hurt by gun violence to an upcoming event at Emanuel AME Church, where a racist gunman is accused of killing nine worshippers last summer.  The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the S.C. Commission for Minority Affairs are planning a prayer service, live […]

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that despite his executive actions bypassing Congress on guns, lawmakers still need to address the issue. “Congress still needs to act,” Obama said from the White House, surrounded by victims of gun violence and their families. “The folks in this room will not rest until Congress does. Because once Congress […]

  Gun violence is, unfortunately, an issue that Jennifer Hudson knows all too well. The singer and actress – who stars in the new film Chi-raq, which is about gang violence in Chicago – recently opened up to W magazine about working on a movie with a subject that hits close to home: The Chicago native’s mother, brother and nephew were shot and […]