Investing in the Frontlines: Why Trusting and Supporting Communities of Color Will Help Address Gun Violence

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Yale University

The article presents the authors' argument that the United States' emphasis on policing-first strategies in addressing gun violence has led to its persistence in communities of color. They criticize the excessive reliance on law enforcement as the sole solution and propose the adoption of evidence-based, community-endorsed violence prevention programs already implemented by people of color nationwide.

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