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    the children about the effects of gang violence and history of gang violence. It’s important because it guides kids and parents to take the necessary actions to obtain when dealing with gangs or gang violence. It establishes an obligation in the individual’s conscience, to build self-confidence and respect for others. In one particular journal article, “How I Fight Gun And Gang Violence, As A Former Gang Member” written by Simon Arias, he once was an established gang member but then became a father

  • Gangs And Gangs Essay

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    The Media’s Portrayal of Gangs History has shown time and time again that most gangs are violent, involved in drug activity, murder, sex, and all types of illegal activities. And how do we know this? Gangs are portrayed in mass media, TV, games, and movies as being completely evil and extremely filled with horrible people. Most people believe that gangs are going to take over and fill the streets with violence and death if they are not stopped because of what they have seen or heard in the media

  • Gangs

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    Gangs are surrounding the world and they consist of some of the most violent, ignorant, and prejudicial people in existence. Gangs started to emerge their power around the 1800’s; as time went on, the intensity and violence drastically increased. Today, some of the most popular gangs in the world include MS-13, The Bloods, The Crips, Latin Kings, Yakuza, and Barrio 18. In some prisons in America, more than half of the inmates are gang members. Although gangs are still slightly out of control, law

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    reputation of the community. We all have to start somewhere. My proposed solution is better than other solutions because it will be working with kids and their parents. All these programs have decreased gang violence and helped students in elementary and middle school, but in high school, the problems of gangs continue. The reason for this is because when students are confronted one on one in peer pressure situations, many fail the test. The only ones who succeed are the ones who have a strong family relationship

  • Gangs

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    Gangs Works Cited Missing Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do some kids feel that being in a gang is an acceptable and prestigious way to live? There are many different theories to these questions. On the surface, gangs may appear to be shallow and materialistic; a result of human beings' personal wants, but there are speculations that are more profound. In reference to the way humans are influenced in society

  • The Gang Causes Of Gangs In The Community

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    The issue that I will address is the gang problems this community has. I believe this is the biggest problem my community is facing. You mostly see gangsters in every part of the community. Since there's so many different group of gangs in new city fighting for territory, there is violence every where you go. Some of the gangs that are present were I live are the Two Six, Saints, Razas,and SDs. There is always beef between the Two Six and Saints may be because 47th St separates them and they could

  • Gangs And Gang Activity In America

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    Gangs and gang activity are extremely detrimental to our social order. “Gangs are groups of people—mostly young males—who band together for protection and a sense of belonging. Gangs are often associated with violence and crime. In fact, the United States Department of Justice officially defines a youth gang as a group of young people involved in criminal activity.” (Gangs, 2003). According to, some 33,000 violent street gangs, motorcycle gangs, and prison gangs with about 1.4 million

  • Theories on Gangs and Gang Violence

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    Theories on Gangs and Gang Violence The emergence of gangs in the United States was first fueled by immigration and poverty stricken families who settled in urban areas. With few having the money-making skills to accomplish the goals set by society such as money or a better way of life or able to adjust to their new urban life, these lower class citizens began to band together forming what many viewed as "gangs" in certain areas. Although there was no definite meaning of the term "gang" back then

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    shown that gangs are bad and can cause death; some people continue to join gangs. This paper will explain why people shouldn’t join gangs. Also, will be about the harm and violence it brings to people and their families. It will also be about the colors gang members wear, the way the act, how they make money the illegal way. Then, it will talk about what we can do to prevent younger children’s from joining them. Gangs bring violence and fear to people and the community. One reason gangs bring violence


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    GANGS I'm doing a report on gangs. I need to start off by saying that a lot of the stuff I'm about to say, I think is bull shit. I think this because I am in a gang and do, or did drugs. I also have to disagree with some of, no actually a lot of the stuff I am about to say. Before I babble on about gangs I have to say one thing. Not all gangs are based around Latino's and or African-American's. Nor are all the gangs from Los Angeles area, but the Barrio is in East Los Angeles.