#066 Precious Lives: Milwaukee Teacher Links Oppression And Gun Violence
A bulletin board in a Milwaukee middle school bears the city’s 2015 homicide statistics. 152 murder victims, although a handful of those cases were later considered to be self defense homicides. Photos of some of the victims accompany the statistics. They are all black.
One educator has an explanation for this and uses the board to spark conversation with students about how present day gun deaths relate to centuries of oppression.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 'Griot' makes history hit home at school touched by violence