Why does the charge of terrorism fit the school shooter, but it has never seemed to fit drive-by shooters or perpetrators of gang retaliatory-style mass shootings?

Last November, a mass shooting occurred at Oxford High School in Oakland County, Michigan. Fifteen-year-old Ethan Crumbley shot and killed four students and injured seven others. Crumbley was charged as an adult with four counts of first-degree murder, seven counts of assault with intent to murder, and twelve counts of…

Abolish was always the aim

After a white Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, an unarmed black man, riots broke out across the United States during the summer of 2020. Black Lives Matter immediately advocated for the defunding of police departments.

Democratic city councils across the country became interested in developing strategies to implement BLM’s…


J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.

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