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Open Books: Gangs in Latin America

Gangs in Chicago: History Books

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BBC News: The Lost Streets of Chicago

WARNING: CONTAINS VERY STRONG LANGUAGE Killings in Chicago have hit a 20-year high as the grim toll for homicides passes 500. The BBC's Ian Pannell and Darren Conway explore a world where gangs and guns rule.


Inside a Gang Initiation with the Silent Murder Crips



Meet Gang Members From Chicago's West Side (HBO)

Chicago passes 1000 gunshot victims for the year. President Trump capitalized on Chicago’s troubles, and campaigned on finding the solution. 12 days after inauguration a pastor named Darrell Scott told President Trump he had a solution. Scott said “Top gang thugs” in Chicago had personally contacted him with a message for the president.

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