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If We Can’t Save Our Own Children, Does It Even Matter?

In the wake of the tragic killing of 5 year old Gabriel Martinez Jr. in Oakland California, the third child killed in Oakland in 2011, legendary Hip-Hop Journalist Davey D, on his show “Hard Knock Radio“, interviews Minister/Activist/Author Reverend Harry Williams and Hip-Hop Artist and Activist Jasiri X about how we can stop the senseless violence in our neighborhoods, reduce the stockpiles of illegal guns, and restore hope in our community.

Three Little Girls” tells the stories of the senseless murders of Christina Taylor Green (9 yrs old), killed during the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Brisenia Flores (9 yrs old), gunned down by anti-immigrant militia intent on starting a race war, and Aiyana Jones (7 yrs old), shot to death while asleep in her home, by the Detroit Police Department, while they were filming a reality TV show.

This post is written as part of the Media Matters Gun Facts fellowship. The purpose of the fellowship is to further Media Matters’ mission to comprehensively monitor, analyze, and correct conservative misinformation in the U.S. media Some of the worst misinformation occurs around the issue of guns, gun violence, and extremism, the fellowship program. The fellowship program is designed to fight this misinformation with facts.