The Chicago Reader Has a Comic on How to Survive a Shooting

Darryl Holliday and E.N. Rodriguez teamed up to produce a comic for the Chicago Reader that traces the real-life ordeal of Nortasha Stingley, who’ 19-year-old daughter Marissa was shot and killed earlier this year.

Snoop Lion Joins Rappers Donating to Funeral for LA Girl

Six-year-old Tiana Ricks was killed this week in a suspected gang incident.

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

Miami Beach police are under investigation following the death of an 18-year-old graffiti artist.

Wisconsin Sikhs Commemorate First Anniversary of Oak Creek Shooting

Hundreds of supporters came together today to remember the victims of last year’s mass shooting at a Sikh temple.

Hate Violence Against LGBT Community Is On a Dangerous Rise

And transgender people of color are getting the worst of it.

It's Not Just Bullets Scarring Chicago Public Housing Residents

Urban Institute study shows years of trauma may leave families with wounds that don’t heal.

Remembrance: Soweto Massacre and Bloody Sunday

This week brings somber remembrances of two acts of massive brutality that occurred about a generation ago on opposite ends of the hemisphere. Both incidents exposed the shame of racial or ethnic strife under colonization, both galvanized radical social movements that later rose to overturn the establishment, and both demonstrated lessons about the power of mass protest, as well as the power of the media to frame and expose injustice to observers around the world.