Tag Archives: Gun Violence
These young people have begun to ‘teach their parents well.’ By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 10, 2018 I experienced the new youth movement following the Parkland massacre vicariously: through television, radio, and social media. I stayed … finish reading :
What gives me hope about this ‘Enough is Enough’ movement
A policeman who kills becomes prosecutor, judge, and executioner without facts and a trial. By Jeff Shero Nightbyrd | The Rag Blog | July 15, 2016 Five policemen were assassinated in Dallas. No surprise. In America on average 25 blacks … finish reading :
Should we disarm the police?
By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 7, 2014 KILLEEN — When Spec. Ivan A. Lopez opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood on April 2, he killed four people and wounded 16 more. He was one … finish reading METRO | GI coffeehouse, Iraq vets respond to latest Fort Hood tragedy
Image from The L Magazine. Pissed-off patriot: ‘A good man with a gun’ These angry white men are doing their best to bring back an idealized past that never really existed By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | December … finish reading Ed Felien : A Good [Angry White] Man With a Gun
And for Chicago? A different path for Syria Will U.S. diplomacy in Syria carve a new path towards peace at home and abroad? By Marilyn Katz / The Rag Blog / September 19, 2013 CHICAGO — The example of our … finish reading Marilyn Katz : A Different Path for Syria, and Hopefully for Chicago
Central Florida Prof. Jay D. Jurie, left, and Gary Bledsoe, president, Texas NAACP. Rag Radio podcast:The Rag Blog‘s Jay D. Jurie andAustin attorney Gary Bledsoeon the legacy of Trayvon Martin They discuss the trial, racial profiling, the ‘stand your ground’ … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Prof Jay D. Jurie & Texas NAACP Pres Gary Bledsoe on Trayvon Martin
Explosion at fertilizer plant in West, Texas, April 17, 2013. Photo by Andy Bartee / KVUE.com. Texas explosion, guns, and fracking: Politicians refuse to protect the public Only a dramatic revolution of values focused on respect for people, creatures great … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Politicians Refuse to Protect the Public
Claire Wilson James and John Woods at the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, April 5, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Anti-gun violence activistsJohn Woods and Claire Wilson James John’s girlfriend was killed at Virginia … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anti-Gun Violence Activists John Woods & Claire Wilson James
Image from Black Youth Project.Remember the children…What’s behind America’s gun violence? In recent decades — despite the fact that last year there were over 11,000 murders by firearms in the U.S. and another 20,000 gun deaths from accidents and suicide … finish reading Jack A. Smith : What’s Behind America’s Gun Violence?