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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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I Barely Survived a School Shooting, but I Don't Support a Ban on AR-15s

You have to look past the fact that you’re not going to stop evil, but how can you lessen it? How can you make evil not so capable?
Nathaniel Mueller
3.26.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

The Mass Shooter at My School Only Stopped Because His Gun Jammed

We assumed it was a hunter because, well, it was 1992 and school shootings were not a part of our collective consciousness.
Anne Thalheimer
3.26.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

My Students and I Escaped a School Shooter By Just Minutes

I remember standing outside dumbly, wondering why no one else was running.
Megan Doney
3.26.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

My Students Watched Their Classmates Get Shot

I looked at her and she said, "Oh my god, they’re killing our kids."
Julia Schardt
3.26.18