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Monday, 30 September 2013 15:36

Rent Our Space

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Monday, 30 September 2013 15:12

"Superman is Not Coming to Rescue Us"

 Superman is Not Coming to Rescue Us
In an efforty to address a recent increase in gun violence in Pittsburgh Homewood neighborhood, Rashad Byrdsong, CEA of the Community Empowerment Association, called an emergency meeting for stakeholders, officials, residents and community leaders, and was disappointed with the response. "I equate this to a natural disaster where foundations, non-profits and agencies like FEMA come together. There have been 30 shootings and seven homicides in Homewood in just two months-not the year," he...
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A City Council open forum was held on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013, at which community members "voiced their concerns about police misconduct,... lack of diversity on the police force, racial profiling and overly aggressive policing in communities with high crime rates," Liz Reid (90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh's NPR News Station.

Mr. Rashad Byrdsong was in attendence at this open forum and voiced his perspective and proposed solutions on the matter:

“These type of shootings, homicide, crimes,...
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