SANDERS: As I wrote the list, tears just ran down my face. Because it’s different when you see it like this. When you see the total number of students in one high school that have been affected by gun violence.
Deshaun McKinney, Dartanyon Stevenson, Kamal Brown, Treshawn Thomas, Excel Moore…
SANDERS: And I sit back and I just say, Wow. Is anyone else looking at this data? Because every couple of weeks I’m adding another name.
Dashon Mapp, Jamal Wiley, Paris Smith…
Then she had to add Shakaki Asphy’s name.
Leonetta Sanders, principal of Harper High School in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, reflects on the toll gun violence has taken on her students in the past year.
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