1. Teens Take Lead in Violence Prevention

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    Shaliah Monroe and Ajah Brown, Junior Advocates with Mothers for Justice and Equality, talk about a series of violence prevention rallies, starting July 26 at Almont Park in Mattapan. Interview for BNN News. Aired July 25, 2013.

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    • Activists Call for Tighter Gun Controls

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      Kim Odom of Mothers for Justice and Equality and Nancy Robinson of Citizens for Safety talk about new restrictions they say can help reduce gun violence. Interview on BNN News. Aired January 9, 2012.

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      • We Won't Stop Until We Get Justice!

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        We said farewell to the Coalition for Justice and Mothers For Justice United as they boarded a bus bound for DC, where they'll be hosting a historic Mother's Day "Million Mom March" against police and vigilante violence. http://www.mothersforjusticeunited.org/

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        • Survivors Describe Gun Control Push in Washington

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          Sarah Flint and Deborah Wornum of Mothers for Justice and Equality talk about their efforts this week in Washington, DC to bring about more violence prevention through expansion of gun control. Interview on BNN News. Aired February 15, 2013.

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          • Tell Mama Don't Cry

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            On November 15th, the Mothers For Justice Circle convened for the first time. Maria’s son, Dameion shared a written piece that came to him in a dream about his brother, Dontre Hamilton. As Dameion welcomed the Mothers he said, “I know she (Maria Hamilton) has been working towards this day for a long time, she envisioned it, and made it happen. Creating a place of support for people who are experiencing pain in the loss of their loved ones. I’m so glad this day has finally come.” Usually soft-spoken, Dameion shared this for Maria at the Mothers For Justice gathering, “Since Dontre passed a lot of the family members have seen him in visions or talked to him in their dreams, and they have come out and shared. Me, I have had my own personal experience but I have not shared until now. When I had the experience he didn’t say much, he was just smiling, and all he told me was, “Tell mama don’t cry.” Then I was watching a movie, and I heard him whisper again, “Tell mama don’t cry.” And then the next day, I was at work and a coworker and I were talking and he looked at me and said, “Tell your mother not to cry.” Since that moment, I knew I had to do something with this message. So I prayed about it, and this poem came to me in a dream, from Dontre. And he told me to tell you… ”

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