A Mother's Loss to Gun Violence

Video By: Brandon Drayton, Adrianne Natoli & Madjiguene Traore.
Regina Thompson-Jenkins lost her only son to gun violence. While protests are being held all over the country, the memory of her son’s death to senseless gun violence still resonates in her mind. Many families in urban communities are victims of gun violence but their stories are under-reported. This is the story of one mother who refuses to be silenced.

Violence In urban Communities

Black men in urban communities were 13 times more likely to be shot during 2012-2016.

Infograph on Gun Violence in Urban Communities