gun violence

Militarizing US Schools and Society Only Creates More Gun Violence and Police Brutality

July 4, 2018

TRNN’s Ben Norton continues his discussion with Boston teacher Nino Brown, of the ANSWER Coalition, on the links between US militarism, gun violence, and police brutality. Nino Brown argues militarizing schools and more heavily arming cops will only make the problem worse

Drawing Links Between US Militarism Abroad and Gun Violence at Home (Pt 1/2)

June 18, 2018

Boston teacher Nino Brown, of the ANSWER Coalition, speaks with TRNN’s Ben Norton about the links between US militarism, gun violence, and police brutality. He connects the epidemic of school shootings domestically to the endless wars internationally

Baltimore Students Take to the Streets for Gun Control

March 6, 2018

Hundreds of Baltimore school students marched on City Hall for action on gun control and to oppose the militarization of classrooms

Florida Shooter Is MAGA Hat-Wearing White Supremacist Who Said Mexicans Should Be Killed and Black People Should Be in Chains

February 15, 2018

Nikolas Cruz, the shooter charged with gunning down students at a Florida high school, said he hated “jews, ni**ers, immigrants” and fantasized about killing people of color.

Baltimore Calls for a 72-Hour Ceasefire

July 25, 2017

Activists Erricka and Paul Bridgeford talk about what causes violence in Baltimore and explain why civilians are calling for a murder-free weekend Aug. 4-6

Should Baltimore Adopt Mandatory Sentences For Illegal Guns?

July 24, 2017

On this episode of The Real Baltimore, Councilman Kristerfer Burnett, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle’s Dayvon Love and advocate Kim Trueheart explain their opposition to a mandatory minimum sentence for gun possession

The Real Baltimore: Communities, Not Police Hold the Key to Halting Violence

June 26, 2017

Only stable communities empowered with the necessary resources can stop Baltimore’s out of control violence, say Retired Deputy Police Commissioner Tony Barksdale, law enforcement veteran Neill Franklin, Councilwoman Shannon Sneed, Rose Street Community Center’s Clayton Guyton, and clinical psychologist Kevin McCamant

Growing Concern Cuts to Toronto Youth Programs Will Bring “Summer of War”

June 21, 2013

Community leaders fear rise in gun violence will result from cuts to summer youth programs in Toronto’s poor and under-serviced neighborhoods

Honduras

August 21, 2012
Alexander Main on the May 11 Killings in Ahuas and the Impact of the U.S. War on Drugs in La Moskitia, Honduras