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WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation. The 97-year-old Stevens says in an essay on The New York Times website that repeal would weaken the National Rifle Association‘s ability to “block constructive gun control legislation.” Stevens […]

Eleven-year-old Naomi Wadler has become a hashtag, a global meme and the object of praise by celebrities from Lupita Nyong’o to Janelle Monae to Eddie Griffin ever since her soaring March for Our Lives speech on Saturday in Washington. But the fifth grader has no idea of her global impact – because she’s not on social media. “I have been accustomed to not […]

Rapper Killer Mike is receiving much backlash for an interview he did with the National Rifle Association that raised questions. After getting beat down on social media for his point of view on guns in America he posted two videos apologizing that still didn’t help. Roland Martin talks with Killer Mike to understand where he stands on […]

Though we don’t often think of it this way, there is a real cost of gun violence beyond the obvious. In the wake of the inspiring March for Our Lives, which took place in cities across the country and around the world on Saturday, I thought it important to provide some context to the consequences of […]


Charlie Goodman looked at the massive crowd around him, the largest youth-led protest in Washington since the Vietnam War era. He listened to people speak about toughening gun laws. They included some of his peers at the Florida high school who’ve sparked this movement, as well as the 9-year-old granddaughter of the Rev. Martin Luther […]


On Saturday, during the March for Our Lives protest, Martin Luther King Jr.’s granddaughter Yolanda Renee King delivered a powerful speech.

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We’re destined for better times if the children who spoke at the national March for Our Lives rally truly represent our future.

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Oprah Winfrey has reached into her pocketbook to match the $500,000 donation given by George and Amal Clooney to the upcoming “March For Our Lives” gun control rally led by student organizers in the wake of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. “George and Amal, I couldn’t agree with […]