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    brothers have?  It is possible for members of a minority to make better choices in their lives and become members of the society.  What is it about them that they were able to chose a better path in live?  Their parents, their schools, their politics?  If this Latin Kings guy is now paying for the choices that he made in this thug life, why the pity anymore than pity for the members of any other mob.  

    Young black men are killing themselves everyday in the streets of Trenton and North Philly.  What is it about them as opposed to the young black men who do not make those choices toward violence and become leaders in society?  There does seem to be some measure of free agency and choice involved in these outcomes.

    And it feels like I'm livin'in the wasteland of the free ~ Iris DeMent, 1996

    by MrJersey on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 09:37:21 AM PST

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