Professor and Chair of the History and Social Sciences Department at Bryant University in Rhode Island; editor of Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia
George Zimmerman is hardly the only American who owns a gun, and gun sales increase with every high profile shooting.
Jul. 16, 2013from To the Point
At a vigil last night in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama put last Friday's massacre of first-graders in the context of a year when multiple killings have become all too…
Dec. 17, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
As the funerals of 20 murdered first-graders are under way, calls are increasing for President Obama's "leadership" on gun control.
Dec. 17, 2012from To the Point
Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.
May. 26from Arts & Culture Stories
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.
May. 29from Left, Right & Center
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May. 20from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Cities across California – and around the country – witnessed protests and unrest this weekend, following the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in…
Jun. 1from News Special Programming
A Los Angeles real estate consultant has agreed to plead guilty to a federal racketeering offense for participating in a “pay-to-play” schem e at LA City Hall.
May. 14from KCRW Features
Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today. But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.
May. 13from News Stories
In a new book, journalist Vincent Bevins traces the Cold War massacres in Asia and Latin America that still define global political dynamics today.
May. 29from Scheer Intelligence
More than 500 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Friday night as demonstrations protesting police violence — including the recent killing of George Floyd — shifted into…
May. 30from News Stories