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    Shawty Lo is an award winning, street rapper known for his counts of hit singles, albums and mixtapes. Rapper Shawty Lo was born Carlos Walker on March 26th, 1976 in Atlanta Georgia. Shawty Lo has been creating music since he was a child, and is considered among today's most talented rappers. He grew up in Bowen Homes projects, one of Atlanta’s poorest neighborhoods. His mother battled with a drug addiction leaving him to be raised by his grandmother. At age 17, she died of cancer leaving him on his own. He soon ventured into the streets where he committed several crimes. Shawty Lo had been arrested 28 times before he started rapping. He was convicted four times and was facing a 40 year sentence but his longest jail stint served was one year, in 1994. Shawty Lo first founded his own own hiphop group in 2003, called “Down for Life” aka D4L. He founded the group with three other group members Fabo, Mook and Stoney. Shawtly Lo acted as the CEO to the D4L Records and he had the intentions of only working behind the scenes and never really contributing many verses to the group. D4L's debut single, "Betcha Can't Do It Like Me," was a big local…

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    The Great American West An Analysis of Willa Cather’s “My Antonia” The feminist movement in America was a time of great struggle, change, and most importantly retaliation. Considering the low status of women at that time, being subordinate to their husbands, it was difficult for them to give their. This led many women to the outlet of writing; writing was often a way for them to display their knowledge and independence and begin this new revolution which would disturb the order of things which…

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    Why Youth Join Gangs

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    Youth gangs is an interesting topic to be explored, particularly the influence on why youth feel compelled to join gangs. To provide a generalized concept of how youth gangs in this essay, it will be used in broad terms of persons aged twenty-five and younger and group engaged in unlawful behavior (Esbensen, Ni He, and Taylor 2001:106). Based on peer-reviewed research youth join gangs because of parental, school and peer influences. A prominent force that invites youth to join gangs is parental…

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    Growing up in the early 1960’s to 1970’s was a tough time for my parents but not just them everybody. This was because of all the negative that was around them. There were many things for kids their age to do, and they took the better route in life. Compared to now, the gang banging is not something that you see a lot of today. Both my parents grew up in this time period and my dad has a different outlook on life. The things that are going in today’s society are from when my father was child. It…

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    When my grandfather came to United States it was originally just to work and make some money to take back to his family, but that changed when he got married. Magdaleno Rubalcava, my grandfather, was born on a little ranch in Los Zapotes, Cuquío, Mexico. He was the youngest of over 10 children. Los Zapotes when my grandfather was born was just a bunch of ranches and till this day they aren’t as modernized as other parts of Mexico but they do have more houses and are using more modern technology.…

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    There have been many conspiracies on whether gun violence should be treated as a public health issue or not. With gun violence on the rise, it is only necessary to take an alternative route when dealing with guns. Gun violence should be treated as a public health issue, especially in today’s society since more and more people have their own gun(s). The number of gun violence related crimes can be prevented and or diminished just like any other public health issue. Most of these gun violence…

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    video “History of Street Gangs in the United States” showed how researchers can gather evidence and information about organized gangs. One important way is to try and flip one of the gang members into telling law enforcement agents details about the gang. They can offer the individual money, a deal for a lesser jail sentence and even offer protection from the gang. However, it can be dangerous because most gangs will kill those individuals that talk to the police or F.B.I. about the gang.…

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    Narrative Essay On Gangs

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    A Beautiful Yet Destructive Creation Not all street gangs are made for wrong doing. Many people might think down on the creation of gangs but it is a part of survival in their region. Street gangs, which pull peers into gangs for protection and social status, assemble to protect their neighborhood, family and friends from other street gangs thus causing rising crime rate and innocent people dying because of this. First off, there are a few definitions for gangs because authorities had a hard…

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    Golden Gulag Analysis

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    formulated as a cause and effect analysis that attempts to unearth the motive force behind the construction of prisons in the state of California. More importantly, the author carefully presents four prevailing concepts that can be utilized to further understand the dynamic relationship between crimes, the fluctuation of laws and maintaining social stability through control. In addition, the author focuses on different time periods ranging from the late 1960’s to the early 2000’s, in order to…

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    Patrick Wayne Kearney was born on September the twenty fourth on ,1939 in Los Angeles California. He was the oldest of three boys, he was raised in a reasonable stable family. Kearney lived a trauma free life. Throughout his early age he was a thin sickly child who was often a target for bullies at school. As a teenager he became unsociable and fantasized about killing people. He was born in East Los Angeles yet though he still lived in texas for some time. Kearney moved back to California after…

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