260 School Children Killed in Chicago in 3 Years — Where Are the Tears for Them? | Alternet

The tragedy in Newtown was truly horrific. But there is similar carnage carried out every day in the streets of America’s cities, especially in the President’s hometown of Chicago, where I work in Oakland, in Philadelphia, and many other cities across the nation.

In 2010, nearly 700 Chicago school children were shot and 66 of them died. Last year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel attended a memorial for 260 school children who had been killed in just the previous three years.

via 260 School Children Killed in Chicago in 3 Years — Where Are the Tears for Them? | Alternet.

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