gun violence

Views My Own

You Can't Talk About Guns Without Talking About Race

As with most things in America, owning and using a gun for political purposes is perceived very differently if you're a person of color.
Krishna Andavolu
4 days ago
Views My Own

Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumour-mongering at bay – unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
9.14.18
News

Family of Toronto Mass Shooting Suspect Says He Struggled with Psychosis

Faisal Hussain, 29, has been identified as the gunman behind Sunday’s attack.
Manisha Krishnan
7.24.18
guns

Just How Many Guns Do Americans Actually Own?

Some fans say the number is as high as 600 million. Here's what the data really shows.
Alex Yablon
6.25.18
guns

What It Feels Like to Decide to Shoot Someone and Actually Do It

"I expected them to be sociopaths, or terrible people, or rotten through and through. And they're not."
Seth Ferranti
6.8.18
gun control

Three Gun Violence Scholars on What Is Missing From America’s Gun Control Debate

Academics of colour often find themselves on the sidelines when it comes to curbing America’s gun violence.
Jooyoung Lee
Joseph Richardson Jr.
Desmond Patton
5.25.18
Memes

For the Love of God, Don’t Meme Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ Music Video

You're missing Donald Glover's whole point.
Beckett Mufson
5.9.18
Life Inside

The Stupid Gunshot That Got Me 27 Years in Prison

I know I earned my freedom, but I may be eternally undeserving of forgiveness.
Lawrence Bartley
4.27.18
true crime

The Inside Story of Sex Money Murder, NYC's Most Brutally Violent Drug Gang

The set was headed by "Pistol Pete" Rollock, who remains a sort of twisted deity in American crime lore.
Max Daly
4.19.18
guns

The Next Big Gun Controversy Is Forcing People to Lock Them Up

"People want to do something."
Brian Freskos
4.17.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

The Trauma of Everyday Gun Violence in New Orleans

There's a vast, undiagnosed epidemic of PTSD in communities of color plagued by violence, and many young men are struggling to cope on their own.
Jimmie Briggs
4.5.18
gun violence

The March for Our Lives Wasn't Just Another Trump Protest

Rather than a onetime statement about identity or resistance, the anti-gun-violence rally told a very specific story.
Allie Conti
3.26.18