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About That Time Boyz N The Hood Set Off Gang Violence at Movie Theaters Across the Country

I was sitting in a movie theater with my older brother and nephew when I got the email update from The Hollywood Reporter: “Three Dead After Shooting at… 1,295 more words

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Black men in hoodies are scary?

I try not to be too terribly political on my blog, but I cannot believe that presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton made a remark referencing young black men wearing hoodies as eliciting fear in us poor faint of heart white folk. 787 more words

A Broken Country

Not in My Hometown

This morning has been one of deep breaths and lots of tears; praying not to be frightened yet wondering how to be calm.

Those of us born, raised, and/or residing in one of the happiest towns in America are not so cheerful this morning.

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What should you do in a life or death situation?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It’s a terrifying thought.

Imagine being trapped in a public place, surrounded by people, and a gunman opens fire.

That was what happened Thursday night in Lafayette, Louisiana where a gunman opened fire inside a movie theater killing 33-year-old Jillian Johnson and 21-year-old Mayci Breaux. 329 more words


2 Dead in Lafayette, Louisiana Movie Shooting

Two women died and at least 10 others were injured during the screening of the comedy, Trainwreck at The Grand 16 Cinema, last night in Lafayette, Louisiana.   72 more words


3 Dead, 7 Hurt When Gunman Opens Fire in Lafayette Movie Theater

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana — Police in Lafayette, Louisiana, say they responded Thursday night to a report of a shooting at the Grand 16 Theatre.

A 58-year-old white male who was a theater patron fired multiple shots, said Sgt. 411 more words