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People on Sunday attend a vigil for victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas. (John Locher/AP)
People on Sunday attend a vigil for victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas. (John Locher/AP)

It's been almost two weeks since the deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

And now that there's more information, we want to revisit what led to these tragedies, consider how we might prevent these attacks in the future, and check in on how communities targeted by white supremacist violence are thinking about their safety.

Guests

Joan Donovan, director of the technology and social change research project at Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. She tweets @bostonjoan.

Franklin Peralta, campaign organizer with English for New Bostonians.

This segment aired on August 15, 2019.

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