Unlocking Social Constructs
Two teenagers, one black, one white, reflect on their pasts from their prison cell — one shot his neighborhood bully and the other killed his friend by accident. Awaiting the sentences from a predictably biased justice system, the two piece together the shards of their…
The Risk of Constructing Hasty Conclusions
Every year it seems there are an excessive number of tragedies involving youth and firearms. Teenagers turning guns on their teachers and peers, children accidentally shooting themselves after finding an improperly stored gun, and more recently, a 13-year-old shot by a police officer who feared his life was in danger because he mistook the boy’s replica airsoft gun for an AK-47 assault rifle.