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10 Gun Victims Killed on the day of JFK Assassination--Book Review

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Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives

Gary Younge

Nation Books

Forgotten victims of gun violence
Forgotten victims of gun violence
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What if you didn't grow up amid America's gun culture but are still a member of the race which suffers the most from U.S gun violence? As Gary Younge, a black reporter who grew up in England, demonstrates in a moving new book, it might cause you to ask hard questions other reporters duck.

Why are the deaths of poor or minority children all but ignored by society--as the 10 profiled in the book?

Why is "justice" seldom served--with half the perpetrators in the book's deaths not even identified and others barely punished?

Why does discussion of U.S gun violence always center on human factors like bad parenting when other countries with the same problems have a fraction of our gun violence?

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Martha Rosenberg is an award-winning investigative public health reporter who covers the food, drug and gun industries. Her first book, Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health, is distributed by Random (more...)
 

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