Tag Archives: Gang

Double Standards.

“Man, I ain’t never gonna step foot in that Colorado place. First they had Columbine, and now this Batman stuff. Those people are crazy!” All the guys were in agreement as we hung around the Row Houses last Friday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Imprisoned.

“Everything out of your pockets! Jackets and belts off! No cell phones!” We comply to the barking orders from the officers as we line up in the cold outside Division V among the girlfriends, mothers, and small children of the … Continue reading

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Reality.

This past Saturday we witnessed a scene that has become all too familiar. The casket was opened for the viewing of a young man. Mourners were weeping in the front pews and holding one another for support. The family, with … Continue reading

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Chains

Image via Wikipedia Strolling through the sidewalks, the poverty is palpable.  Boarded-up homes are more common than not, garbage overcomes the front lawns where children play, and multiple families all huddle under the same small roof.  The presence of gangs … Continue reading

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