A 2 year-old was killed on Water Street in Kensington when a gunman shot through the front windows into her family’s living room (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Philly child shootings show we can’t wait for government to reduce violence

This past weekend in Philadelphia a 2-year-old was shot in the head and died. Just a day before, an 11-month-old baby was shot four times and lived.

And while my prayer is that something good can come from this assault on our children, reality says prayer is not enough.

Philadelphia’s black and brown community — my community — must do something.

Click here to read the entire column on WHYY.

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