How do we talk about gun violence when it's not in the form of a mass shooting? We held a student town hall to discuss how local kids deal with the threat of violence locally, and how adults can respond.
Last week, students at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County, Maryland staged a walk-out during class in protest of what they call a culture of racism in their halls. The protest was triggered by a headline-grabbing incident: a video showed up online of a white, male student’s racist rant at a party. Kojo explores what happened and how activism is playing out not just at colleges and in city streets- but in the halls of local high schools.
- Sara Chernikoff Junior, Mount Hebron High School, Howard County
- Nat Chioke Williams Executive Director, Hill-Snowdon Foundation
- Lina Kebede Junior, Mount Hebron High School, Howard County
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