gun control

Obama Vents On Gun Violence

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Yesterday, another school shooting occurred at a high school in Portland, Oregon. The shooter, who was a student, opened fire on the school, killing one student and injuring a teacher, before killing himself. Speaking to reporters, Troutdale Police Department Chief Scott Anderson  identified the student killed...

Study Shows White Gun Ownership Has A Lot To Do With Racism

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People love guns. White people apparently love guns more than anyone else. But are the white people buying up all of the guns out of Walmart actually racist? Well according to a recent study, that could be the case. A study published in the scientific journal...

Who Says We Don’t Care About Black-on-Black Crime? Essence Festival Takes Stand Against Gun Violence

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Beyonce gave a show-stopping performance on the mainstage, Maxwell crooned passionately and seductively at the Superdome and notables like Iyanla Vanzant and Al Sharpton spoke in rousing empowerment sessions at the Convention Center. But Essence Festival is about much more than just entertainment. Taking place...

Powerful Gun Control Ads Capture the Spirit of Children

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Four months have passed since Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School killing 20 children and six educators. The media is covering other tragedies, including the Boston Marathon bombing, but Newtown families and other gun-control advocate organizations are still pressuring Congress to pass...

Harry Belafonte Urges Black Community To Join Gun Debate

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Entertainer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is known for speaking his mind, and this time he’s lent his celebrity to the fight for gun control. The legendary performer, who is best known for “The Banana Boat Song,” is urging African-Americans to join the national...