North Philly Residents Protest Realistic Toy Guns Being Sold in Their Neighborhood

Over the weekend, North Philadelphia residents protested at a local bodega that was selling realistic toy guns to children in their neighborhood—and won.

Hear from community members in the above video.

Jessica Moulite is an award-winning Video Producer at The Root passionate about dismantling unjust societal power structures and all things Black culture. She's also probably watching “Living Single.”



Why does a toy gun have a clip, a safety and you can cock it like real gun, Jesus? Respect due for the neighborhood calling that mess out