Half Hour Special Travels To The Frontline Of The Deadly Gun Play Ravaging
A Special Episode of “THE TRUTH WITH JEFF JOHNSON” To Premiere Immediately
Following at 10:30 p.m.*
On an average day last year in Chicago, five people were shot. This past summer alone, over 120 people were murdered — that’s nearly double the amount of American soldiers killed in the Iraq war over the same period of time. On Sunday, December 7 @ 10:00 p.m.*, BETNews takes a piercing look at the gun violence tearing apart Chicago’s neighborhoods during the half hour documentary special, HEART OF THE CITY: CHICAGO’S WAR ON VIOLENCE. A native of Chicago, Oscar-nominated actor Terrence Howard lends his powerful voice to this hard hitting and emotionalspecial as narrator. Through the heart-wrenching accounts of parents who havelost children to bullets, police officers on the frontline, gang mediators and the youth involved in the struggle; HEART OF THE CITY: CHICAGO’S WAR ON VIOLENCE is an emotional call to put an end to gun violence in Chicago.