SPH Forum: Commonwealth Leaders, Advocates Tackle Gun Violence

Success of bipartisan gun safety legislation, policy changes needed to create safer communities discussed Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (left) and Attorney General Maura Healey, two speakers at the SPH Dean’s Forum Tackling Gun Violence on March 11 at WBUR’s CitySpace. Photos by Cydney Scott. The data are clear: gun violence remains a uniquely American epidemic. […]

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Controversial Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis Draws Big Crowd to BU Talk

“Through black history we learn the best of the history of the United States of America,” she tells packed house Angela Davis, activist, academic and author took time to chat with students and pose for photos with them, including Feven Solomon (CAS’21), from left, Kalkidan Tewodros (Questrom’21), Davis, Grace Mecha (SAR’21), and Zanta Ephrem (SAR’21) […]

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Medical and Charles River Campus Groups Join in National School Walkout Yesterday

Part of countrywide school demonstrations after last month’s Florida shootings Some Medical Campus ralliers wore doctors’ coats, a reminder of gun victims they treat, others donned orange, the color of the national walkout against gun violence. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Students and staff on both BU campuses joined the National School Walkout yesterday to protest gun […]

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SPH Addresses Gun Violence in Special Forum

National public health faculty, government, advocacy experts convene Representative Robert DeLeo, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, was among those speaking at the daylong School of Public Health meeting on gun violence that drew members from public health schools across the country. Photo by Michael Saunders. There is no doubt that one of the […]

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