The New York Times shared the stories of 12 kids from all around the country that died as a result of gun violence. What they shared is that they were kids, full of all the big, unformed ideas about the world and their place in it that swell inside any young person. Black children, especially Black boys, die from gun violence at a rate significantly higher than any other group. For some of them, childhood itself has been transformed by this threat.
Read Rashad’s story here