violent crime

Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind

Young, black men in Chicago are far more likely to be touched by violent crime than any other group. But they’re not innocent enough to get the help they need to recover.

Snoop Lion Joins Rappers Donating to Funeral for LA Girl

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

ACLU Tells Joe Biden: More Police in Schools Don't Make Them Safer

Biden’s White House task force on curbing gun violence is set to release its recommendations soon, and advocacy groups urge against repeating past mistakes.

After Newtown, School Communities Brace for Another Influx of Police

School advocates that are already fighting a school to prison pipeline warn against the assumption that you prevent violence by adding cops.

A 'Love Balm' for Mothers Who've Watched Too Many Sons Die

A Bay Area theater project featuring the testimony of Oscar Grant’s grandmother seeks to make emotional sense of incomprehensible violence.