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The 24 hour American massacre: From Newtown to Chicago

December 27, 2012

By Russell Simmons My deepest prayers go out to the victims and their families and all the people whose hearts were broken in Newtown. As a father of two beautiful girls, I cannot begin to understand the loss that so many feel in that small, Connecticut town. It is beyond rational comprehension. I will continue… [Read More]

After Newtown, beware fear-driven policy making

December 27, 2012

By Melissa Harris-Perry I was a panelist on an MSNBC show during the noon hour of December 14. When the show began, we had information about a school shooting in Connecticut. We believed there were three people hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and a gunman who had committed suicide. Scary stuff, but probably a story that… [Read More]