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  • We Murder Kids
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | Amos Kennedy Collection“Congratulations! more children under the age of 15 years are murdered in these united states of America than any other nation in the world.” -- back.
  • We Kill Children
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | Amos Kennedy Collection“How many children must be murdered before we acknowledge this genocide? 62 children younger than 15 were murdered in Chicago in 1993. Eric Morris was pushed 14 stories to his death.” -- front.
  • 1456
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | Amos Kennedy Collection“Congratulations! mr. president, more children have been murdered during your term than any time the history of these united states. this will be the greatest achievement of your administration.” -- back.
  • Children Don't Count Project
    Multi-Page Item | 63 pages | Amos Kennedy Collection“It takes an entire community to murder a child. An African-American proverb” -- front of each postcard.