Questioning my inside jokes

Jan 29, 2014

From our partners at Youth Radio.

Youth Radio: "When did violence become so normal?"

Aug 8, 2012
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Since the Aurora, Colorado shooting, I keep asking myself: when did violence became so normal? It pops up everywhere in American culture. We feel excited it by it when we see it on a screen. We feel proud of it when we see it in uniform, and angered by it when we see it near our children.