Violence prevention is a tricky topic, with some leaders focusing more on zero-tolerance policies and criminalizing young people. Other strategies suggest a more holistic approach.  


Black America Web pays tribute to famous folk who lost their lives due to gun violence, including soul legend Marvin Gaye, would-be Harlem rap king Big L and a list of other missed legends.

With all the turmoil in the world surrounding police brutality and overall gun violence you would think state legislators would desire to insure public safety by clamping down on the lack of gun control. Well the state of Texas has other plans in mind. According to Hollywood Unlocked, “On Wednesday night (May 5), the Texas […]

In wake of June being National Gun Violence Awareness month, Baltimore loss two very great individuals due to senseless gun violence. Well, Lil Durk is facing murder charges currently in Atlanta due to senseless gun violence. Only the catch is, Atlanta Police Department (APD) believes they have clear video of Lil Durk actually pulling the […]

Add singing in your car while Black to the growing list of things that Black people can’t do without being arrested or in this particular case being shot at by the police. Surveillance footage clearly shows the moment two police officers opened fire on an unarmed Black couple. Last Tuesday (Apr 16), it was reported […]


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In her new book, 'Shot,' photographer Kathy Shorr tells the stories of gun violence survivors through a collection of moving photographs.

The President tweeted that Windy City officials better fix the "horrible 'carnage'" or the federal government will step in.

The high school track star was an innocent bystander, caught in the crosshairs of gun violence in Lexington, Kentucky.

Lil Wayne confused us all when he claimed there was no such thing as racism last month, but in a new sit-down with the Associated Press, he explains why he sees the world the way he does.

Toya Wright came through to the morning show studio to talk about her new book, “In My Own Words.” She says, after doing so much reality television, people think they know her story, but she begs to differ. This book is meant to really portray her “real reality,” as opposed to the “30-minute edited version” […]

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Meek told Instagram he wants to save his family from the streets.