Gun Violence

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Prosecutors Meet To Discuss Gun Violence

A coalition of prosecutors from across the country gathered for the first time in Atlanta to discuss ways to fight gun violence.

10/21/2014

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Atlanta Woman Confronts Teen Violence

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Jewel Chandler the founder of the Teens Against Gun Violence Conference, which is set to take place on July 26th at the Apex Museum […]

WAOK-AM–07/09/2014

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Roland Martin: What Will It Take To Stop Gun Violence In Chicago?

Question, If Pres @BarackObama can send 300 troops to fortify our a Embassy in Iraq, why can’t @rahmemanuel ask for the National Guard in Chicago? Click the audio links to hear today’s discussion on News […]

WAOK-AM–07/08/2014

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A Triple Shooting In Lithonia

(AP/WAOK) — Authorities say a teenager was killed and two other people wounded by gunfire in what police believe was an attempted robbery in suburban Atlanta. CBS 46 in Atlanta reports the shooting happened early […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

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Church Hosts Gun Violence Documentary Screening

Atlanta police, the National Park Service, the King Center and other organizations are partnering to host a free screening of a film intended to spark discussions on gun violence.

01/16/2014

The survey also found that between 42 percent and 60 percent of lethal violence occurs with a firearm, and that civilians hold about three-quarters of the approximately 875 million weapons worldwide. ( JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Global Survey: Civilians Hold 3/4 Of Total Worldwide Weapons

The vast majority of people who die from armed violence each year are killed outside of wars and other conflicts, a global survey of firearms revealed Tuesday.

07/02/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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UK Man Pleads Guilty Over Tenn. School Threat On Facebook

A British man has pleaded guilty for threatening to kill 200 people in a Facebook posting that caused thousands of Tennessee children to stay home from school.

04/26/2013

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What Can We Do To Save Black Youth?

On Power Talk with Lorriane Jacques- White we discussed violence amongst black youth and what we can do to save them. We had a mother of a student at Price Middle School to talk about […]

WAOK-AM–02/04/2013

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More Gun Violence, Violent Black Women Not Just Mad But Psychotic!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we discussed the murder of a 15-year-old teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration this January, Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago. We also talked about black women becoming more violent […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2013

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