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May 18, 2022

Resources for Understanding the Buffalo and Laguna Woods Church Shootings

A resource to help Phillips Academy community members understand the shootings in Buffalo & Laguna Woods.
by Derek Curtis

This resource has been compiled to provide Phillips Academy community members information on key aspects to the shootings in Buffalo and Laguna Woods. If you know a resource that may be helpful in understanding these shootings, please forward it to Derek Curtis ([email protected]).

“Processing these two horrific events will take a long time for all of us. They fall on the heap of so many traumatic events in recent years. On campus, we will look to offer additional opportunities for small groups to join for reflection and support. As always, remember that our chaplains are ready to support all members of the community, and counselors are available to support students at the Sykes Wellness Center.” - Linda Carter-Griffith, Associate Head of School for Equity, Inclusion, and Wellness


Buffalo Shooting

Buffalo Shooting Coverage - New York Times

What is the "Great Replacement" Theory? - NPR

The Intersectionality of Hate - The Atlantic

Buffalo Mass Shooting and How to Talk to Young People - Anti-Defamation League

Neo-Nazi Idea and Buffalo Shootings - Vox

Buffalo Shooting and Content Moderation - TechCrunch

4Chan’s Toxic Culture and Buffalo Shooting - The Guardian

After Buffalo Shooting Video spreads, Social Platforms face Question - New York Times

Buffalo Shooting and Gun Laws - Vox

White Power Movement and “Great Replacement” Theory - New Yorker

“Great Replacement” Theory links Buffalo Shootings and January 6 Insurrection - Slate

A Fringe Conspiracy Theory Refashioned by GOP - New York Times

Global Roots of the Buffalo Shooting - Foreign Policy

Laguna Woods Church Shooting

Laguna Wood Church Shooting a “Hate Incident” - New York Times

Laguna Woods Churchgoers Subdue Shooter - Los Angeles Times

Dr. John Cheng helped stop Shooter - Orange County Register

School Mass devoted to Doctor Who tried to stop Shooting - Orange County Register

Teaching In The Wake of Violence - Facing History and Ourselves

Hate Against Taiwanese Led to Church Attack - AP News

Beijing’s Rhetoric in spotlight as Taiwan condemns California Shooting - The Guardian

Alleged Church Shooter angry over Tensions between China and Taiwan - Newsweek


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