A 7-year-old was fatally shot in the head in West Baltimore Friday, December 30. Though some may argue that the mayor’s reaction was overdramatic, others might argue that it was extremely called for. Gun violence statistics for Baltimore City are disturbing.
It isn’t only gun violence, but violence and corruption in general that plague cities with significant populations of Black people nationwide. A judge in Philadelphia recently had her criminal cases reassigned after being exposed for her conduct. A comedian was shot while holiday shopping in New Orleans.