After a cop killed his son, Nicholas Heyward Sr. became a mentor to the Black Lives Matter movement. His crusade may finally pay off.
American teenager Tyre King was chased by cops after a man told a 9-1-1 dispatcher he'd been robbed of ten bucks.
The disparity in coverage of shootings this past week just speaks to a disturbing tendency in the US to write off lives and tragedies that lack narrative resonance.
"Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do—and how they can exercise their rights."
More Americans have died in mass shootings already this year than were killed by guns in all of Canada, Germany, and Spain in 2014.
A courthouse shooting came at a sensitive moment nationally, only for the conversation about US policing to fall by the wayside when terror struck France.
How can you feel safe when black death is everywhere you look and tools like guns only seem to make you more of a target?
The Army vet was into some kind of twisted form of black nationalism, and had nothing to do with Black Lives Matter.
Holiday carnage and national anger over police killings of black men were followed by the horrific attack on cops in Texas.
The tragedies in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas were made fresh and sharp by how easy it was to watch the horrific footage.
After my dad died, I wanted nothing to do with his guns. Years later, they revealed a connection we never had in life.
They called him "Robin Hood on a motorcycle," and Leroy Bolden held it down in New Haven until coke got the better of him.
Share the Safety is a vicious, bleak joke, but it's the only kind of joke you can make about the debate over guns in the US.
This time, it was the Democrats doing the obstructing.
It was like Let's Be Cops, except the cops were in on it.
Ten other tragedies, though not even close to the scope or hateful nature of the national nightmare in Orlando, can't be ignored.
America is almost as weird about pot as it is about gun laws.
An attorney at the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence helps us break down the most effective ways of stopping gun violence, from background checks to taking guns away from domestic abusers.
Or was Omar Mateen just a very scary, successful murderer? Or both?
America won't be safe until every judge, preacher, pilot, bar patron, and doctor is armed to the teeth.
The fight against terrorism has become a domestic shooting war in which almost everyone is a potential target.
Despite the pleas of gun control advocates, it doesn't seem likely that the country will do much to prevent another Orlando.
"We're not afraid."