East Side Riders Bike Club is a volunteer organization in South Central Los Angeles with a mission to improve Watts through community service, charity work, and bike programs aimed at keeping local youth out of gang activity.
In Little Rock, Arkansas, gang violence has returned with full force. And even those who want to leave it behind struggle to find jobs.
In the months after the 9/11 attacks, most Americans felt that the threats we faced from terrorists were limitless. Anything seemed possible if al-Qaeda militants could enter our country, learn to fly airplanes, and then crash commercial flights into the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
“I hired them on the spot! The streets will not have our children!”
When an elected official, even one like Woods who likes Trump, compares police officers to Crips and Bloods, even under specific circumstances, it shouldn't fly under the media radar, like this May 26 statement of Woods did.
Inner-city black communities are screaming bloody murder. Tears of those affected hover like a cloud over cities continuously drowned in blood splatter. Night time arrives with no peace--no rest and no silent nights.