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Handling the Guilt When Your Child Commits A Crime

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Mass shootings, gang violence, too often in the news those who commit horrifying crimes have been teenagers and young adults. When a young person commits a crime, people often blame the parents as being unfit, seeing the parents as somehow at fault. When a child commits a violent crime, parents often ask themselves, "Where did we go wrong?" There is guilt, shame, and hurt when ones child has committed an act that damages the lives of others. How can we begin the process of healing the wounded souls that hurt others?  Rev.Dr. Janette C. Wilson, Senior Advisor to Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. discusses how women must band together to end the violence and how how women can help each other during times of family crisis.