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And, now, I HATE fireworks

Seriously, they sound like gun fire. They look like a flash-bang going off in a house. They keep taking me back to that night, the night that my world changed forever and not in a good way. 509 more words


Deadly weekend in Chicago that left 7 dead highlights city's gang warfare

WATCH: Dean Reynolds reports on the violent holiday weekend in Chicago that left seven dead.

CHICAGO — A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy arrest record, and police say the man’s refusal to cooperate with detectives highlights the city’s ongoing challenge to curb gang-related violence. 545 more words


Top 5 @ 5 - 07.06.15

Today’s Top 5 @ 5 includes a wide slew of topics: gun violence in Chicago, controversial issues in South Carolina, former congressman Mel Reynold’s legal issues, Billy Joel’s love life, and a hilarious viral video. 10 more words

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His Name Was Amari Brown

Amari Brown was just standing outside in Chicago on the 4th of July. He wasn’t threatening anyone. He was just a kid outside, probably enjoying some fireworks. 1,156 more words


Chicago 4th of July Shitfest

4th of July weekend is not only a time to celebrate America’s birth but also a time to shoot your fellow Americans at alarming levels. 111 more words


Want To Take On The NRA? Make Sure You Know The Facts.

I bought my first real gun when I was twelve years old, have maybe owned 300 to 400 guns since.  Don’t ask me why I’m a gun nut, I just am.  642 more words


Amari's Song

Blood sings to us from the ground. The voices
are picked up, carried away, scattered to the wind.
Our children crying out, trying to be heard. 76 more words