There is never any easy answer in the aftermath of a shooting tragedy, whether politics, mental illness, personality characteristics, or risk factors. Originally broadcast on Dr. …
When the shooter is white | OpEd inThe Washington PostView Post
“Everyone has three lives,” Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez once posited. “A public life, a private life and a secret life.” It remains unclear whether …
Profiling the Las Vegas shooter | Prime Time on Raidió Teilifís Éireann | IrelandView Post
Breaking News: Jonathan Metzl discusses gun laws and gun control in the U.S. | TRT WorldView Post
Four assumptions frequently arise in the aftermath of mass shootings in the US: (1) that mental illness causes gun violence, (2) that psychiatric diagnosis can predict gun crime, (3) that shootings represent the deranged acts of mentally ill loners, and (4) that effective gun control laws will not prevent such incidents. Professor Metzl will discuss how these assumptions about gun violence are incorrectly linked to stereotypes of mental illness and race in the United States. These issues become obscured when mass shootings are framed as representative of all gun crime, and when “mentally ill” ceases to be a medical designation and becomes encoded as violent threat.
“What Makes Black Girls, Blue?” Creating Mental Wellness Climates for Black Women and Girls A Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls (CCBWG) briefing Description …
The Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU invites you to join us for a panel discussion with leading legislators, activists, journalists, and academics to debate gun policy and it’s everyday effects under the most overtly pro-gun administration in modern memory.
Will guns, gun violence flood New York city under the Trump administration? Originally broadcast on BK Live.
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