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A first hand look at the degeneracy of today's suburban youth
(misterbx21) from Bronx, New York
3 February 2003
I must admit that I may be a little partial to this title as it has
achieved cult status amongst myself and my peers. This title is a
first hand look into streetgangs as we know it with a unique twist. . .
not inner city youth. Generally speaking, gangs are thought to be
to America's inner cities affecting mostly Black and Latino youth. This
documentary opens your eyes to what's not publicized, which is the fact
suburban youth indulge in this lifestyle as well which stems from an air
hopelessness and despair which is prevalent where gangs are prevalent.
all know hopelessness and despair transcend racial barriers so we are
privileged to follow our gang members (Whites, Blacks, Latinos etc.) from
their rites of passage into these gangs, to a typical day in the life of,
down to death, murder and comraderie. Ultimately this documentary
lot about the underbelly of the city where our last ex-president hails
A must-see if you're a fan of HBO documentaries.
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