'The Day Ahead' On Living With Gun Violence In Black Communities

There are many kinds of trauma when a community is repeatedly exposed to gun violence. Desensitization is just one of them.
Posted at 4:02 PM, Feb 27, 2019

The numbers are staggering. According to the American Public Health Association and the Delta Foundation, black men are 13 times more likely to die from gun violence than white men. Black women are three times more likely, and black children are 10 times more likely.

The ripple effects of gun violence go well beyond the direct impacts on victims and suspects.


In this episode of "The Day Ahead," Ashley Holt interviews Chicago clinical psychologist counselor Claude King on the ongoing, everyday impact of living in a community devastated by gun violence."The Day Ahead" airs Monday through Friday from 7-9 a.m. on the Newsy channel. Click here for local listings.