Good People Doing Good Things — Two Young Men

Filosofa's Word

Today’s good people post focuses on young people, for they are the future of our world if we are to have a future, and frankly they have better sense than many adults if the ones I highlight in this post are any indicator.

First, I would like to introduce you to a young man, James Pearson.  At age 17, James already far exceeds most people in terms of intelligence and compassion.

Growing up in Baltimore City, James Pearson of Baltimore, Maryland) is no stranger to the impact of gun violence. Baltimore City has the second highest gun-related death rate and 2021 marked the seventh consecutive year that the city surpassed 300 homicides from firearms. After losing a family member to gun violence, James began to think of ways he could take action in mitigating these acts and reduce the homicide and non-fatal shooting statistics in Baltimore City.

In 2021, James…

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