Hierarchy of Death | Terrorism, Guns, “Freedom”, and Framing the Narrative of Normalization

[… did you hear about Jacob Hall? Or Justice Burroughs? Or Rodriquez Ferguson? Did you hear about Solomon Jordan Smith, Savier Jones and Melanie Martinez? Did you hear about the 18-month-old in Georgia who was shot in the head? Police aren’t sure if he did it himself or if it was his brother, who is 3 years old.

That’s a snapshot from the week Jacob died, seven average days in America. For the record, Jacob, at 6, was the oldest of those victims.]

Full article here | Leonard Pitts Jr. for Miami Herald



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