“No-one is born with a knife, but what people are also not born with is purpose. People where we live, we ain’t got no purpose…” 794 more words
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CYPN’s headline reads, Sadiq Khan announces plans to boost youth work numbers in London. Messages on Facebook and Twitter suggest that here we have a politician, who ‘gets youth work’. 520 more words
This exclusive interview and news story appeared first on Birmingham Eastside. It was picked up by BBC Midlands Today, BBCWM and the Birmingham Mail who all ran it prominently: 861 more words
It seems that rarely a week passes in London at the moment without there being a report of a stabbing or shooting involving young people. Gangs, drugs, turf wars and postcode territorial disputes are often blamed and carrying a knife for ‘self-defence’ seems to be endemic. 287 more words
The discussion about the misrepresentation of black youth.
Channel 5 recently showcased a two-part documentary giving viewers a rare insight into street gangs in London. The documentary followed the stories of various troubled black teenagers actively involved in criminal activities whilst openly flaunting weapons (knives). 1,681 more words
The problem of gang crime and youth violence frequently dominates the modern news agenda, especially in London where there have been around 18 reported homicides related to gangs… 397 more words