By Donna Dewey
#7796 In these three videos, African-American gang members talk openly about their lives. By interviewing the same young men 8 years apart, the videos make clear the tragic long-term consequences of violence and paternal neglect.
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Homeboys: Life and Death in the Hood
Young members of the Crips and the Bloods talk about why they joined, life in the gang, friends who have died, and the lure of dealing drugs. 26 minutes.
Homeboys: My Daddy’s in Jail
Filmed 8 years later, the same men are presented. All but one are now in jail. The program gives equal time to the prisoners and their children. 26 minutes.
Street Fighters: Breaking the Cycle
A former drug dealer offers hope as he describes his violent life as a criminal, the horrors of prison, and the moment when he decided to turn his life around. 16 minutes.