Gun Violence Archive

The Fierce Urgency of Now

After spending a week of planning In Birmingham, AL with colleagues & leaders from around the

Young People in Chicago Watch and Discuss Spike Lee’s Chiraq

Spike Lee’s newest feature film, Chiraq, has caused lots of controversy in Chicago since the inception

What Will I Teach My Children

  I remember at five years old being scared of two men, who wore black uniforms


Originally posted on: Today Amnesty International USA, released its “Deadly Force” report, which is a state-by-state

Reforming our Criminal Justice System

Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released its findings in two investigations involving the Ferguson Police

Snoop Dogg: Ronald Reagan to Blame For L.A. Gang Violence

via The Daily Beast    Nearly a quarter century after the heyday of West Coast hip-hop,

What is Gun Violence Prevention for Millennials?

GenYnot has partnered with Generation Progress to produce a Gun Violence Prevention Series. Generation Progress is

Phil Agnew of Dream Defenders Breaks Down Systemic Oppression

Jordan Howard Jordan Howard is a Co-Founder of GenYnot. Jordan works with nonprofits and corporations to

Breaking The Chains

#ICanBeNext, the hashtag I thought about starting as I reflect on the fact that hip-hop artist

Thoughts on the Death of Michael Brown: The Criminalization of Black Men

Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri was shot 6 times (twice in the head), according to the

John Stewart Responds To Fox News Ferguson Coverage

John Stewart is back from vacation so it's only right that he puts Fox News in

Ferguson: Ground Zero

Since the shooting death of Mike Brown, his name has sparked international protest and has inspired

Even When Police Do Wear Cameras, Don’t Count on Seeing the Footage

At the heart of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, is a case of he

Watch John Oliver’s Take on Ferguson and the Police

John Oliver covers the murder of 18 year old Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Of course

Phillip Agnew of The Dream Defenders Delivers First State of Youth Address [Video]

Prepping the leaders of tomorrow for responsible political awareness in the future is vital for the