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How soon Americans forget about gun violence

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In the year 2022, in the country of the United States of America, 10 Black people were killed in a racially motivated gunman attack at a Buffalo supermarket, and 10 days later, 19 children and two educators were murdered by a gunman at a school in Texas–some mourned, some took action, and then much of the world continued on like business as usual. 

 

By Shayler Richmond

 

Concrete company shooting. Tulsa medical center shooting. Robb Elementary School massacre. Buffalo super market massacre. Sacramento County church shooting. Oxford High School shooting. San Jose VTA shooting. FedEx warehouse shooting. Orange office complex shooting. Boulder supermarket shooting. Atlanta massage parlor shootings. This list is only a snapshot of the tragedies in America that have led to human lives lost to gun violence. 

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