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i'm not laughing dammit i'm not god. i'm if. you guys stick to the jokes well handled it makes sense that i'm. baltimore wants to prevent a retaliation after a shootout left a sixteen year old girl dead and two other teenagers will get. to where we are going. see one of the guys that were. in. here with him the one of his friends. when that occurred this was like two weeks ago right about a week ago. last saturday. and how you go you know father's. side to come all. this is the third shoot out eighteen year old leon cunningham got caught up in two years ago
a bullet left him a paraplegic this time a bullet went through his left leg. kids killing kids not even a click. of the. iraq you know what taking a long look oh well be dorna but anybody get a rest the raft. ultimate shares his own story trying to convince leon to stay away from gangs. these people in these blocks this community. you gotta do what. you gotta think of yourself is to. get my name. on it was cut all the way here. this was begad i went to school. and this was begat that was server farm where they took that they end up out of me. and knew i had
a second chance at life if i could do so playing today while we were with you all. keep. reading old. trond last night. some of the guys we probably hate to leave you to go come back at you again. you got a notice on the phone from up. leon and his family are afraid of what could happen with their presumed shooter was arrested then killed in prison. baltimore will have to negotiate a truce with the rival faction to break the infernal vention cycle whatever cliquey is and in a round. they not what they say they. because there's no way possible you can just . tell us how for money his buddies the daughter main issue is it could be somebody else is generation is just like the wow wow west. this
generation's codes certainly recalled the wild west like leaving this pair of shoes the signal that a gang member was killed in the street. ceasefire says it has defused two hundred twenty three conflicts in six months but the organization's effectiveness is hard to gauge reporter frank mayne of the chicago sun times won a prestigious award for a series of articles he wrote in crime is also investigating these unusual street mediators there are numerous people in cease fire who are still continuing their criminal activities while they were also working for a ceasefire and doing this anti-violence work and we found six or seven people who had been. convicted in federal court or were facing serious federal charges. relating to drug activity and gangs and criminal activity we were just trying to to
demonstrate i guess that there's a risk to the strategy as well as you know benefits to it. and yet this past july the city of chicago decided then over one million dollars to cease fire to expand the area served by the group. guns or use an eighty percent of the murders committed in chicago but this ultra sensitive topic wasn't even broached in the presidential campaign because every us citizen has the right to bear arms talking about gun control is a sure fire way to lose folks exasperated southside residents spend their saturday demonstrating outside the areas targeted gun shop calling for tighter gun control laws father pfleger areas flanked by a weighty ally jesse jackson a famous figure in the civil rights movement jackson made to run for the presidency in the one nine hundred eighty s. as a democratic party candidate. reverend jackson this is victory to
close us their biggest sales they're closed down right now so we're in it. for. broadway and we. think it's the worst state one of the worst in the country that was a thirty five hundred seventy of some of us in one shop less than us. but it. was there to me look close. to me look both and they just about making money it's all about. that far away. my privacy and it's not the marriage in the black community the guns have been strained back after this incident guns have been traced but. this is the third time they've targeted this shot by the already been arrested for disorderly conduct at chucks what is the n.r.a. . and gun manufacturers fight a small simple gun registration like you register a car one reason money they're protected by law. they invest heavily in the
politicians so they control walls and gracious and we got to take the n.r.a. got we're not afraid of the n.r.a. . to keep them guns off the streets chicago officials by the. help collect them they hand over one hundred dollars per gun no questions asked. in late june the police superintendent invited reporters to meet him at a secret warehouse five thousand five hundred guns of every caliber were turned in . it's a huge contributing factor comes close because the ease by which people can obtain finally being obviously in chicago you can't do as much damage with a golf club scene people do damage with golf clubs as you can with a fire it's a political issue in this country and any time that somebody raises serious with
gun control the immediately get attacked by special interests. needed the police cease fire have managed to curb for a very long bloodshed plaguing chicago day in and day out. and the violence has an upper crust areas like hyde park where the obama family has its own. retired army officer ruth thomas goes there every day to work as a school security guy. from the area is a very built up area. here. the president. nice neighborhood. gangs don't care.
i'd parks public high school brought in an army veterans group of the iraq and afghanistan wars like rules protect students around the school perimeter. just. to survive go to these folks. nothing is freddy you know some attorneys cuse out a. very bright. school. at two thirty to school weekends for two thousand three hundred students the twenty five member of veteran squad takes up positions outside their job watching over a half mile of sidewalk looking for any signs of trouble and keeping the high schoolers safe. hello ladies. this is patrol type information so i right now i see these three people plus the two across the street so no one is left alone. and i guess you can say just about everybody's assess but
. now been military trained for that you trained to spot. four hundred thousand students attend chicago public school many of them walk back home it can be dangerous like in this area where two rival gangs claim territory from the outside it looks peaceful but when you're actually living here and even if you don't know you could be walking behind you or high. you can walk into a room and they don't like what i got and it's now walking home and this guy just ran like directly in front of me and my friend and just shot my feet away from me my ears were bleeding it was crazy it's being around here to school to use a balance every day so with him be on the corners have a better chance of. when catching a column police or something more quickly than which would normally have with no one being there are they to stop it before it happens you get that feeling that
you're busy for then you usually are in the manifest going down a bit so ok i'm going to give them a safe passage. home. and disperse them if they really come up but if they get real rowdy. we have to call the police because we don't have the authority to detain anyone without me we can make sure they're good as far as here but once they get beyond it's more of this they're on their. terms are new affected dissuasion number of events a dense around this school has dropped sharply over the past two years the city plans to expand the program to other areas. but the best way to escape the violence is to get a way to move out of the south signed by going to college for instance but you have to be rich to go to university a four year degree can cost one hundred twenty five thousand dollars martin is
sutton in inglewood native to studying occupational therapy the former soldier got the army to pay for his education. from the from the goddess. we thought it was normal. he thought it was built on just run out when he moved out of the situation and out identify having way or it's not really. but for most youngsters in chicago's south side college seems totally out of reach tutors like ronald hires are working to boost their self-confidence ronald runs the african-american resource center monitoring and assisting students like martina's. a lot of students on account of the day before classes the subject right like you always was it to be. he wanted to do this i want to learn it so little time and we don't want to see you know we're not working to see you fail we look we're going to
see you succeed so far so good you know man i suppose for major and one day for sure you'll never be without work saying yeah. you know i think courage a lot of the young men did on me or in the in the community and out on the streets that if you're on the block there's someone else you need to be it's not in hand and on the block benefit there is a block that waits for you and is called a sale block. to avoid the president many englewood residents like martinez say about their money and move to call more neighborhoods martina's went to dalton an hour from downtown chicago. i just didn't want to become one and all the testings i felt like. i have to be here for my family to mesa my family is ok i feel. martin is fled the streets of inglewood but the guns caught up with him this time it wasn't the gangs just twenty two year old sister. shown in
this photo was killed by a policeman on march twenty first. graders. it's a big emptiness they go all. along the way and resign after world war one a bunch of european countries just jump in the middle east to draw a line on the map and say all these are the new countries we don't care about this recalled or well last or twenty fourteen and you end up with islamic state or isis . the united states is like oh i was a warfare surveillance a president as a presently strong cold war era regulatory export apparatus among other things it was to manage the internet it wants to spy on every government it wants to you know it wants to have every partner in the world been the need.
one of the only you know. brother sister relationship like. this is my city. they. haven't really. blew. me. the shooting caused a stir martin as a sister was standing in the street with friends the off duty police officer pulled up whose house and got into an argument with one of the men feeling threatened the policeman took out his revolver and opened fire. house right there with. the spot woman. was found. the stab i think about this every day i stand at the end of this flash and in my head because i don't know.
the two men have never met the police officer was reassigned to desk duty but wasn't detained he claims he fired in self-defense for the brother just before he. kills the kid and it may be in a circular shape and turn of the campaign shaking the camera. first and martinez of the. bad situation i hope by now you know the truth. well could you well i can't talk about the. court i have a court that man a man did something to me that day i can't discuss it right but there were witnesses there that man tried to kill me ok i saved my life and i shot the man that i intended to shoot i saved my life i would of been at that police are ok i
saved my life unfortunately this sister was standing in the back row she did not deserve to get shot. she did not deserve. my soul it's clear. he says he was threatened but no gun was ever found the case will go to court in two years. to violence brought in chicago is tearing apart families the residents of englewood and other sell side neighborhoods spend their nights in fear the police are under heavy pressure and overworked but the root of the gang problem lies elsewhere it's a deep seated evil the american social ladder is broken there are no jobs in inglewood and no public investments the education system is in shambles. if you ask me are the schools good there. are you going to ask me is the quality of housing their good no. but if you ask me i think are we spending adequate government
dollars trying to stop by on their on the law enforcement side i would say yes so. you have a da in the federal side of the f.b.i. the chicago police there you have ceasefire there you have all these organizations there so and you have church groups and social roups and all sorts of people trying to. make things better there and doesn't seem to do much good unfortunately. inglewood residents have take it upon themselves to fight the bloodshed that is the language of the streets trying to give local youngsters a chance to fulfill their dreams and build a brighter future twenty four year old derrick took up boxing and despite the risks he jogs through the neighborhood it's like a favor. by greatest. good
. but. you've only got to ask who you are. as much. with a life in jeopardy. i'm not today. to be a street fighter he like to and he was good he caught the eye of a trainer sally coaches junior boxing she set up shop there twelve years ago with a goal in mind. this is how they get their attention i knew it was more exciting than this kind of like like right to. self. fight so my self sick and there was no. big. way to get their money you know and sometimes and cylinder not even chocolate g.-d's bts
emcees you know in winter woods when it was time i talk about it but you know what i mean we don't care you know what i mean they're not best then what's going on i guess he needs to see you know like. what was coming here you know it's not the first person diddle with in the community or else out of a person for the summer it's just it's a way to get out. and possibly be. just this is good and so. hopefully one day. the champion come give back marking the so no erve thing i'll do is like it's a purpose but you know it's a watchman go to the. dreams of becoming a champion and others have made it. not long ago murray park was called murder park baltimore the cease fire mediator often meets local kids at the work they go
there to play basketball chicago's favorite sport derrick rose the chicago bulls star part of his first baskets here he grew up in inglewood and has stayed close to his roots. the n.b.a. champion got his sponsors to renovate the local courts and. they know it's a way out they know if he if. he stay here. and the same neighborhood walk down the same blocks the same thing so it gives them a strat and know that they can do it again the village seats and no dead. a wood and such a bad place. chicago's up and coming basketball star is also from the south side. it's graduation day for the students of st sabina high. father phleger welcomes an honored guest seventeen year old joe body parker is the nation's number one ranking or basketball player the big american teams are trying
to recruit him both boys for you afraid he was on a power off just a couple weeks ago he represents a very bad. next generation of leadership. with. the most players. and. for a few. you might see the internet you know. it's just a few years. away. you know if you don't want to. thank. support me because. our community needs to be safe and needs to be a better place for our kids one day the kids are all right figure out
a better environment to live in. really meets that i guess. that's a or. oh man i want them to go after because when our young people see him and see where he's doing and do that with their own minds we can end the violence because we had too many dreams out here. founded phleger has been living among gangs for over thirty years threatened regularly he's gotten to know the gangs and learned to live with them a lot of our folks i'm not recognize a society i'm not recognized by the education says in the beginning before school is not recognized by the government as a office or job and not in society were invisible and society were not important so they fight for importance and value out here in the street and we're saying you know what. i understand that but not going to tower at the shooting and you're
not going to shoot or kill our kids and think you can run back home put up your feet and watch for down and watch t.v. no. father phleger organize the citizen patrols during the summer helping residents take back their streets and housing projects the first rally was a milestone it was held on june fifteenth and drew more than two thousand people including the police chief. of the plague of drugs big three of them have predicted that. you have to do. this what. you want to them this is bob this is what's going to change. what's going to change believe me because i don't know friday night. live in the name. of the man it's. simply. a. case
of. the entire community came together at this night around the families of shooting victims i guess if you're. going to have a single minute of it always very well by. his mother the girl tonja talked to the police chief hoping to get him to kick start the investigation into her son's killing of somebody five minutes and then i went in and it was so rude at that density i mean as if forty minutes before they hit it was really room really big victims. don't need it and my son's case is not the only case but the last time i'm seventy i'm going to let you know was let me follow up with talk ok all right. ok all right coming up march is the first step and an important battle local residents are proud to be part of it and proud to show them their streets don't belong to the gangs drugs this guy.
that's what if i can. she's going to get a meeting this bill is a hit in the little note here when i have not afraid. of gun. sights. and two thousand and eight african american voters overwhelmingly supported barack obama putting him in the white house four years later inglewood voters continue to back the president by gangs are still laying down the law in chicago's south side.
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