As homicides rise in minority neighborhoods, mama bears say they’ve had enough. Sylvia Bennett-Stone founded Voices of Black Mothers United under the Woodson Center to try to stop the cycle of black-on-black crime—crime that killed her daughter.
Then, in America Q&A we ask: Do you think black-on-black crime is an issue that should get more attention?
Next, Zanetia Henry shares about the incredible pain of losing a child to street violence, and why she feels fostering community unity is the only solution.
Finally, in our second America Q&A, we asked people across the country, if someone close to you wanted to become a police officer, what would you say?