Travon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garnerl, Sandra Bland, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile
Just a few of the names we carry on our hearts. Others we know by places.
Baton Rouge, Dallas, Pulse, Charleston, Newtown, Aurora
We are scarcely aware of many more. Over 30,000 people die of gun violence every year; twelve of them last year here in New Haven alone.
Mary Townsend, age 48, Sanjay Patel, 39, Jericho Scott, 16, Lyndell Moore, 29, Jerome Myers, 48, Francesca Ratchford, 25, Lawrence Allen Atkins, 35, Antoine Heath, 29, Maurice Richardson, 19, Davante Baker, 21, Jonathan Aranda, 19
Reality can be immensely discouraging.… Continue