January 16, 2013
Given the guns-in-schools debate, an ad ponders if it's fair that the president's kids have armed guards.
January 15, 2013
The conservative pundit says it's a "demographics issue."
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 11, 2013
"School is a place for learning. It shouldn't be an introduction or pathway to the criminal-justice system," one member of a newly formed coalition says.
by Colbert I. King onJanuary 7, 2013
Washington Post columnist Colbert I. King targets local D.C. newspapers for failing to cover the deaths of those murdered during the holidays who did not boast an upscale address.
January 2, 2013
As we count down the days to a second term, a look at the president's record on stemming gun violence.
by Dr. Andre Perry onDecember 30, 2012
Tarantino's Django Unchained shows that in our culture, revenge is best served violently, writes Andre Perry on WWNO's website.
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onDecember 28, 2012
Was Nancy Lanza's poor judgment the root cause of her son's shooting spree in Newtown, Conn.?
by Ta-Nehisi Coates onDecember 28, 2012
Atlantic blogger Ta-Nehisi Coates takes part in a spirited debate with fellow Atlantic writer Jeffrey Goldberg about the pros and cons of gun ownership. He decides that for him it would be a burden because, among other things, he'd be concerned about his own anger issues.
by Roland S. Martin onDecember 26, 2012
Writing for CNN.com, political commentator and columnist Roland S. Martin says that, just as Emmett Till's open casket did for civil rights more than half a century ago, a photo of the actual Newtown crime scene would drive home the gun control message.
by Ann-Marie Adams onDecember 25, 2012
Ann-Marie Adams writes in the Hartford Guardian that as politicians give so much attention to the Newtown tragedy, they are unwittingly showing how little attention they pay to gun violence in urban communities.
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