PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — CBS3 anchor Ukee Washington engaged in a passionate discussion about the gun violence crisis continuing in Philadelphia. On a sunny, spring afternoon Washington popped into the First Decisions Barbershop in West Philadelphia.
There were activists, pastors, and men coming to just get a fresh cut. That was the brainchild of A Fresh Cut Conversation: Violence Solutions.READ MORE: 'We're Serious With This': Strike Of Casino Workers In Atlantic City Expected Amid Wage Negotiation
More than a dozen men shared how they’ve lost loved ones and where so many youths, especially in the Black community, continue to go down the wrong path.READ MORE: Man Killed In Road Rage Shooting In Springfield Identified, Authorities Say
But out of a deep conversation, everyone at the shop said the burden can’t fall on city officials alone.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Expected To Veto Bill That Would Ban Transgender Athletes From Competing In School Sports
Watch “A Fresh Cut Conversation: Violence Solutions” above.