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Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do — and how they can exercise their rights.
A double-digit increase in the gun homicide rate may prime the hometown audience for the party's calls for tougher firearms laws.
Asir Brown, a teenager from Philadelphia, is one of at least 71 people shot at a barbecue this year.
In West Philadelphia, a teacher willing to broach a heavy subject is helping his students make sense of the shootings that shape their world.
Philadelphia students translate their experiences with violence into poetry.