Country Music Television (CMT) recently made the decision to cease airing Jason Aldean’s music video “Try That In A Small Town” due to mounting criticism following its release. The song sparked controversy, with many perceiving it as being in favor of gun violence and promoting lynching. The video’s scenes shot at a historically significant location […] The post CMT Pulls Jason Aldean’s Music Video ‘Try That In A Small Town’ appeared first on Country 97.1 HANK FM.

A 6-year-old from St. Louis is wise beyond his years. Jeffrey Laney has a powerful message about violence in the streets and makes a plea to put an end to violence. Jeffrey pours his heart out in the 4 minute video about the gun violence that’s has a hold of his hometown, his pleas has […]

The power of forgiveness among African-Americans in the midst of devastating tragedy is a remarkable testament to faith. I was struck by the way Robert Godwin’s children seemed so at ease as they spoke softly about forgiving Steve Stephens for senselessly killing their father last week on a Cleveland sidewalk and then callously uploading the […]

In her new book, 'Shot,' photographer Kathy Shorr tells the stories of gun violence survivors through a collection of moving photographs.

A 12-year-old girl dies days after getting shot. She's the third young Chicago shooting victim in four days.

One of two girls struck by stray bullets died. The other victim is on life support.

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Six people were shot in Chicago on Wednesday during a vigil for a homicide victim.

Trump threatens to send the Feds to Chicago to end the 'carnage' from violence. City officials welcomed the assistance.

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A Cook County judge has ruled that Antonio Brown is not guilty of gun charges stemming the fatal shooting of his son, Amari, 7, in 2015.

The accused shooter faces a life sentence. He’s expected to argue self-defense.

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Democrats who serve on the House Oversight Committee requested that President-elect Donald Trump’s financial activity be investigated to ensure that he hasn’t made any unlawful decisions.

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The sisters returned home to renew their ties to the community and to honor the big sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Compton in 2003.