Statistics show that males commit about 90% of all the murders and almost all of the other violent crime in the United States. On these programs, we’ve chosen to not just list the symptoms and multiple sources contributing to the culture of violence in the U.S., but to look upstream to learn what parents and the community can do to understand why some boys and men are drawn to violent themes and sometimes turn violent. We’re asking our panel, what we can do to catch our boys and young men before they fall into the abyss of the criminal justice system or worse, lose their lives and take others with them. Our next
episode will focus on the sometimes confused takes on gender and sexual roles that young men sometimes develop - becoming misogynistic, domineering and sometimes violent in their intimate relationships.
Suzanne Kryder hosts.
Our guests include a former educator in San Francisco who left teaching behind to study youth violence and try to end it. Dr. Joseph Marshall runs th