Mourners march, calling for end to the violence
Apr26

Mourners march, calling for end to the violence

HAMILTON HEIGHTS – While tears, grimaces, rage, sad stories and photos of murder victims permeated the Move March for mourners on Saturday, attendees resolved to win the fight against gun-violence. “We will win this fight,” said State Rep. Bruce Franks, followed by an emphatic drumbeat epiphany and good-spirited crowd eruption during a post-march rally at BFL Cultural Educational and Business Center. “To these mothers – I...

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Support for surviving siblings
Apr26

Support for surviving siblings

TOWER GROVE EAST – Losing a family member to gun violence without subsequent support and coping resources is quite prevalent in the black community. Cheeraz Gormon, who lost her younger brother to gun violence, says, “No more.” Stricken with uniquely overwhelming and untreated grief, she founded the Sibling Support Network, which she began working on the day after her brother’s untimely death in 2013. SSN officially launched in...

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