Topic | Gun Violence

Repost – The Easy Death of Human Beings

Until the killing of Black men, Black mother’s sons Is as important as the killing of White men, White mother’s sons… …We who believe in freedom cannot rest We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes — Ella’s Song, Bernice Johnson Reagon The following post was written by my friend Shana Turner, a […]

White Guys With Guns


All this talk lately about stockpiles of weapons and images of white men shouting at cameras about the 2nd amendment has gotten me thinking about the 1980s. I don’t mean the 1980s writ large, as in the last time that vigilante white supremacists looked like they might grow into a significant movement. I mean my […]

The Case for Gun Control


The July 20th theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado and last Sunday’s shooting at a Sikh Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin has put the issue of gun control back in the news. The fact that the shooters in both cases used legally purchased guns strongly suggests it would be a good idea to change gun laws. […]