Tag: Gun Violence

Mother Emanuel AME Church

Appeals Court Upholds Death Sentence for Dylann Roof, Domestic Terrorist Who Viciously Killed 9 Black Churchgoers in 2015

In 2015, a then 21-year-old Dylann Roof opened fire during Bible study lessons in a Charleston, South Carolina church, senselessly murdering nine Black churchgoers. The victims included three reverends (one of whom was a former state Senator), a librarian and two senior citizens, including one woman who had worked within…

Mark and Patricia McCloskey

Missouri Governor Pardons Racist Couple Who Flashed Guns at Peaceful BLM Protestors Marching in Front of Their Home

Brandishing a handgun and threatening people walking in front of your home is perfectly OK in the state of Missouri — at least for the governor and his friends. Tim Fitzsimons of NBC News reported that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is officially pardoning Patricia and Mark McCloskey, the husband and…

dowling, gun, health

Northwell Health’s Michael Dowling Discusses Gun Violence, Public Health and Courage in Leadership

During DiversityInc’s virtual Top 50 Announcement Event on May 5, 2020, president and CEO of Northwell Health (No. 1 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals and Health Systems) Michael Dowling took part in a fireside chat with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson about his unapologetic approach to discussing gun violence and other public…