Youth Violence

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Tiffany Bender & Alize Beal, Co-Founders of Y.U.N.G. Harlem Base Of Operations: Harlem, N.Y. Why are they Community Heroes: Y.U.N.G Harlem is an organization created by Bender and Beal to address the needs of young Black people […]

Marvell Weaver, 17, of Lansing, Michigan, recently lost the so-called “Point ’em out, knock ’em out” game when he was shot twice by his intended victim and arrested, reports WILX. On Feb. 26th, Weaver was in a van with two friends looking for random victims, when he spotted a man waiting at a bus stop. […]

Released a month ago with already nearly half-a-million page views, rap song “Lil Mouse Get Smoked” has created quite a stir. The song, which celebrates violence and murder, was penned by a 13-year-old Lil Mouse who lives on the South Side of Chicago.  While the song continues to pick up steam, NewsOne spoke with violence […]

Part one of a two part series. About three years ago, I began working for a high school in San Francisco called “John O’Connell.” It is situated in the Mission District. The Mission is a primarily Latino section of the city mostly known for its fine Mexican/El Salvadoran cuisine and being the area where Carlos […]