Gun violence in Chicago: then as now

Walking to school: usually a quick and unmemorable trip. That wasn’t the case for Dantrell Davis on the 13th of October in 1992. Just seven years old at the time, Davis was murdered by a bullet meant for a rival gang member, fired by Anthony Garrett. Just as in 1992, the senseless deaths of dozens of Chicagoans is once again at the top of newsreels. This July, 105 gun deaths occured in Chicago — more than double the total from … Continue reading