gun control

Michelle Obama flexes muscles in gun control debate

Michelle Obama, known for the White House vegetable garden and her “Let’s Move!” program, is showing another side to the public during her participation in America’s gun control debate.

Voice of Russia’s Carmen Russell-Sluchansky and Jamila Bey with more:



Bey and Russell-Sluchansky talk about the cultural push back the First Lady may receive for talking about gun violence as a black woman.


Survivor of Giffords Shooting Wants Gun Control Action From Congress

Tuesday marks the second anniversary of the Tucson, Ariz., shooting that killed six and injured 20, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. On Jan. 8, 2011, Patricia Maisch helped disarm the shooter, Jared Loughner, by grabbing his second magazine clip after he was tackled.

Host Jamila Bey spoke with Maisch about her hopes for action that could help put an end to mass shootings in the United States.