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Ex-Gang Member To Baltimore Protesters: 'Stay Home Tonight'

HuffingtonPost.com | Simon McCormack | Posted 04.28.2015 | Black Voices

Eugene "Big U" Henley said on Tuesday that he understands why violent protests have engulfed Baltimore, but thinks it's in the demonstrators' best int...

In Panama, Ex-Gang Members Lead Tours of Former Danger Zones

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Jafet Glissant was 14 years old when he joined Ciudad de Dios, a gang named after Cidade de Deus, the Brazilian film about street gangs in Rio de Janeiro. Today, he's a tour guide with Fortaleza Tours.

Not all Gang Members Created Equal

David Rothenberg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Crime
David Rothenberg

In June the Manhattan district attorney and the New York City police commissioner garnered significant media attention after a pre-dawn raid resulted in the indictment of more than 100 gang members in Harlem. But what happens after the headlines fade away?

Gun Violence and Control in America

Amanda Furrer | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Amanda Furrer

The threat to our society today lies in the criminal acquisition of firearms. One place we can look for guidance in legislation is any place that has had a strict gun policy.

Court Rules Gang Members Are Not Terrorists

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Street gangsters who commit assaults and killings are not terrorists under the statute enacted after hijackers crashed jets into ...

Homegirl Café: Where Rival Gang Members Unite

Organic Authority.com | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Despite the desperate backgrounds of Homegirl Café trainees -- everyone is either a previous gang member, drug addict, previously incarcerated or all three -- the place has a sunny interior, colorful artwork on the walls, and food that is fresh and delicious.

White Supremacist Worked With Black Gang Member To Make Meth: Cops

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | Weird News

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Authorities allege that the quest to make methamphetamine has led to an unlikely alliance -- a white supremacist and a black inner-c...

WATCH: A Cure For Inner-City Violence?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Crime

Finding a way to end gang violence is as easy as offering gang members a "way out." At least according to David Kennedy, author of "Don't Shoot" an...

Newark Police Offer Gang Members A Tough Ultimatum

West Ward, NJ Patch | Joshua Wilwohl | Email the Author | 12:01am | Posted 08.16.2011 | New York

This fall, the Newark Police Department will offer gang members two choices: quit the life or go to federal prison. The strategy -- known as Ceasef...

Pastor Of Second Chances

Katherine Marshall | Posted 07.28.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Homeboy Industries today is a bustling bundle of different offices and departments. A non-profit organization, it is proud to call itself the largest gang rehabilitation program anywhere.

Denver Drug Bust: 35 Accused Of Cocaine Trafficking

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Gang members, a retired Denver firefighter and a college team coach were among 35 people accused of transporting more than 40 pounds of...

Gang Members Torch Bus In El Salvador, Killing 14

AP | DIEGO MENDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Gang members opened fire on a bus on the outskirts of El Salvador's capital, then doused it with gasoline and set it...