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The Connection Between Video Games and Mass Shootings Isn’t Just Wrong — It’s Racist

When a perpetrator is a young white man, people blame video games. If he’s black, people make up a troublingly racist narrative.

A black person’s hand holding a gun pointed up on a red background next to a white hand pointing one down on black background
A black person’s hand holding a gun pointed up on a red background next to a white hand pointing one down on black background
Illustration: Selman Design

By Tanya Basu

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