Yingjie (Jenny) Gu is a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, specializing in politics and national security. Before Medill, she interned for Chinese Radio Seattle, her hometown newspaper, and Seattle nonprofits.

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At the March for Our Lives, Faith and a Clear Message

by Yingjie Gu 03-26-2018

James Samuel Broady, a Baptist Christian, calls for a repeal of the Second Amendment. Image via Jenny Gu/Sojourners

“I went to the Million Man March — that was about gun violence,” Broady said. “Black Lives Matter, that’s about gun violence. And here’s another rally where gun violence is attacking school and everything — not just streets, it’s going into school. It has to stop, and it has to go back to the Second Amendment.”

Native Advocates, Members of Congress Call for Legislation to Protect Native Women

by Yingjie Gu 03-01-2018

Image via Donovan Shortey

North Dakota alone recorded 125 cases of missing Native American women and girls in 2016, and Sen. Heitkamp has said she suspects the real number is likely higher. The bill is named for Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, of the Spirit Lake and Turtle Mountain Chippewa Nations, who was found dead in Fargo, N.D., in August 2017. She was murdered by two non-Native residents of Fargo, who forcibly removed her unborn baby from her womb before she died.