The perspective of black Parkland students

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is 11% black.  According to this article on Vox: “Black survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, say that the gun control debate that has been raging since the tragedy has largely overlooked them — and argue that recent moves to increase school safety by increasing security would actually put them more at risk.”

Here are more articles on the perspective of the black students.

Miami Herald

Washington Post.  From this article:

“At a news conference black Parkland students called on Wednesday, NPR’s Nadege Green reported that they questioned whether the same people who showed up for the anti-gun-violence March for Our Livesstand up for black men killed by police such as Stephon Clark and Alton Sterling.

In the weeks since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, it has been noted how Americans have reacted differently to the student activists of Parkland vs. the youth of urban communities who deal with the issue of gun violence on a more regular basis and have been vocal about the topic for years. “

Sad!

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