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Curbing city’s violence will require overcoming sense of helplessness

August 15, 2023

“Gun shots make everybody deaf and blind,” writes Jason Reynolds in his book, “Long Way Down.”It’s been more than a month, and we still do not know who committed what has been called the largest mass shooting in Baltimore history, at Brooklyn Homes. In “Long Way Down,” Reynolds suggests that neighbors avoid telling the police what they witness, fearing that they might become the next gun violence victim from a potential revenge shooting.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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