school shootings

After a Shooting at His School, a Maryland Teacher Speaks Out

March 20, 2018

Pat Elder, who teaches GED classes at Great Mills High, says to end gun violence America must tackle the militarization of schools and broader society

Militarizing Schools, Criminalizing Students

February 26, 2018

Since 1999, 10,000 additional police officers have been placed at schools, with no impact on violence. Meanwhile, about one million students have been arrested for acts previously punishable by detention or suspension, and black students are three times more likely to be arrested than their white peers, says policy analyst Samuel Sinyangwe

God and Guns: The Fanatical Faith of the NRA

February 23, 2018

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said in a speech to CPAC: “There is no greater personal individual freedom than the right to keep and bear arms … It’s not bestowed by man, but granted by God.” Historian Gerald Horne and host Paul Jay discuss the origins of the religious fervor underlying the NRA’s defense…

TRNN Town Hall

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Reverend Heber Brown talks to two mothers whose sons were murdered in Baltimore