Second-class citizens to second-class shooting victims

Daniel Denvir writes for Philadelphia Citypaper: “In recent months suburban and typically white victims of mass shootings in Colorado, Connecticut and Arizona have galvanized the United States to think critically about gun violence, mental health, and gun control. As they should have. But Sunday’s broad-daylight shooting of a largely-black New Orleans second line parade, which left 19 people injured, including three critically, merited just a six-paragraph AP story tucked into the bottom corner of A11 in The New York Times.”