Two alleged Chicago gang members have been arrested in the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton and are scheduled to appear in Cook County Criminal Court today for a bond hearing. As we previously reported, Pendleton was shot and killed in South Side Chicago one week after participating in President Obama’s Inauguration festivities in Washington, […]

Telvis Douglas, the 14-year-old student who was shot in the head yesterday at Price Middle School, has been released from Grady Memorial Hospital and is at home recovering from his injuries. The shooting at the southeast Atlanta school occurred around 1:50 pm between the main building and the gym. A teacher was also injured in […]

There has been a shooting at Price Middle School in southwest Atlanta, reports the AJC. A 14-year-old male student was shot in the head and transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. Police told the AJC the injured student is alert, conscious and breathing. One person, another Price Middle student, is in custody. Parents will not be […]

Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old Chicago teen who was gunned down in South Side Chicago’s Harsh park on Tuesday afternoon after school, appeared in a 2008 anti-gang PSA when she was in the 6th grade. As we previously reported, Hadiya performed at the Inauguration of President Obama just over one week ago. The president has not […]

In a newly published column, author Thom Hartmann uses historical records to make the argument that the real reason the Founding Fathers ratified the Second Amendment was to preserve slavery. Read the full story here. RELATED: Gun Rights Activist Says Gun Appreciation Day Honors MLK: If Blacks Were Armed Slavery Wouldn’t Have Existed [VIDEO] NRA […]

A coalition of pro-gun groups is stirring up controversy by calling for a nationwide “Gun Appreciation Day” the same week as Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President Obama’s inauguration. Gun Appreciation Day chairman Larry Ward added fuel to the fire during a recent appearance on CNN where he had the gall to say that […]

President Obama visited Newtown, Connecticut last night and spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Saying he came “to offer the love and prayers of a nation,” President Obama opened his remarks by thanking local officials and quoting the Bible: “Scripture tells us, ‘Do not lose heart. […]

Fed up with the level of senseless gun violence that is happening in many Black communities across the nation, Minister Louis Farrakhan (pictured center, in…

President Obama was unable to make the NAACP convention, but he did address the National Urban League conference in New Orleans, where for the first time in his presidency he forcefully spoke out against gun violence. The president said he stands by the Second Amendment and recognizes the traditions of hunting and gun ownership in […]