InflexionPoint Podcast: Cultivating Change from the Inside Out: America's Triple Threat: Fear. Racism. Guns.
05/03/2023 03:00 pm PST
America's Triple Threat: Fear. Racism. Guns.
"Firearm-related violence is a significant threat to public health and safety in America. However, research highlights a critical disparity in firearm-related deaths by race...Taken as a whole, findings suggest that gun owners are more likely to be more vigilant toward people of color because of stereotypical assumptions that racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to be involved with crime." —Health and Social Work https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31665433
Join the conversation with the Anita, Mavis, and Gail as they dig deep into America's triple threat of fear, racism, and guns based on recent articles in the news.
Why are Americans shooting strangers and neighbors? ‘It all goes back to fear.' - https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2023/04/30/americans-gun-violence-strangers-crime/
'Dying of whiteness': why racism is at the heart of America's gun inaction - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/08/racism-gun-control-dying-of-whiteness
Guns Are a Threat to the Body Politic - https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/03/guns-are-threat-body-politic/618158/
- I Carry a Firearm Every Day. Yes, the Second Amendment Is Killing Us https://newrepublic.com/article/172030/second-amendment-gop-gun-violence
- How race permeates the politics of gun control https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/28/us/race-politics-gun-control-the-price-of-freedom/index.html
- When Guns Threaten the Public Sphere: A New Account of Public Safety Regulation Under Heller https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3764258
- Jonathan M. Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society https://news.vanderbilt.edu/experts/expertprofile/?expert_username=jonathanm.metzl
- Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/full/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302242
- CNN Film - The Price of Freedom Director Interview https://youtu.be/aFRzJWPRJzk