tv Documentary RT March 2, 2019 8:30pm-8:59pm EST
but right now it is cold out so you see people want stuff like this this had i don't turn to all black mayors so you know me i'm a musician and i'm active and i'm a activist so i don't want to trouble but somebody else walking out you know it is what it is is what it is. all right now you are in east baltimore this is where like a lot of black people like myself meet when i was a kid become a vile close. little
store. farmer seems you have beauty supply stores so this was like a one stop shop like you come here now more. happening here like any other two nearly going to seventy's and eighty's it was a high volume of drugs and as you can see this idea became a drug trafficking environment lot of drugs and with that being said some of those stores some of the buildings just deterring it because of the traffic of drugs and with that a little bit of violence people get shot. the crime now is undercover because. it's different drugs different drugs pills pills pills are very popular these days very popular pills are very popular
people grandmothers don't feel safe walking here with groceries a mother don't feel safe would bring her son here to maybe take him to get something to eat so just all the tiling things kind of deter it is one day i'll. go make sure it's you miles up this way to those prices neighborhoods of pennsylvania more grimoires recalled brian to try to lower merion area grade school district if you go two blocks that way the second in one case where just a couple days are in afterschool programs computer. the football team stuff look like the n.f.l. right. they got all you got everything you got to go show for it try to play sports
and even if you do you know it's so expensive you got a single mother she barely could feed these kids you know each of them oh it's three hundred dollars on a football she might say me playing for each other much difference assuming the difference to a young person is thirteen fourteen twelve nine. miles there's two million miles of a difference because kids are going to these homes where you look at these like the they look at bandit is right living in a look at the way they look at be this some might this second floor light is what i mean somebody live in it right first floor by not in the regulated with nobody live some i live on a second floor you know people that live around here some sound don't even if they stole two miles that were right some people even know what lower merion looks like measure the kid they go to sleep at night they don't die in the heat and it's cool this just a reality right here that's not like. so
right now you're still in east baltimore this is look for old pals and projects everyone lives close together close together so everybody know each other around it as you can see is a rough neighborhood drugs police brutality high crime rate and dying to eat you have grocery stores where families like buy snacks like mills high poverty. low education rate. tame pregnancy. a lot of killings mindless shooting around here a lot of my friends lost their lives. in his neighborhood. people can't get a job they sell drugs spray here whom. you know and that's how they make when is uncontrollable you've got to survive look. well it's
a jungle so an example you've got to act like a lion amongst other lines that act like obese a must of the beast so this is survival of the fit is at the rose form you have to survive people minds can expand if they're close together if us trade it in they don't know how to express themselves that was cool of ballots the government designed these housing projects and they keep people suppress.
believe that the environment that you grow up in is a huge part as to what you experience you know i as well as what you become when you grow up. oftentimes in pittsburgh people die in specific locations they utilize the flowers and teddy bears or create a memorial on the spot. so hopefully as a reminder to continue to reinforce why. not going the negative route or the dark road. in my adult life i've had six friends that have been murdered via gun violence in homewood. one was working as a bartender at a local bar and their patron came in and decided to shoot him inside the bar another young woman named uni's toe and she was murdered in a bar up the street from the y.m.c.a. because she didn't want to give her phone number to
a gentleman that was there and then there's another one of our friends named frederick douglas that was murder right on on frank's on avenue not sure for what for what reason exactly but all these places are within. two minutes of the y.m.c.a. which is unique because that's where a lot of our kids go. basketball is a easy game for kids to pick on because all you need is a basket. you can get lost in a game for hours or years or even a lifetime for some people like michael jordan or or kobe bryant. a motivation to have more importantly. it gives them an opportunity to explain.
a lot of kids who look up to athletes and entertainers so even want to be rappers for the next le bron james or they want to be their neighborhood gangsta the neighborhood drug deal that's fascinating into so kids they get tense to see in there and jump shot in order to excrete the hood. market and. i. was going to let it fall. to me for a year. so what's up man for today and he's been missing what is some of the best of his all see. below and she. let me also so much you shall before.
i feel so much let me tell you what you guys cannot be a real bad people. all of the reasons were because there was division you know and the principle behind dividing that's why member were united states of america divided states. this whole area was black so what happened was they put dead highway didn't care to put the highway right down the middle right smack down the middle. of this most prosperous inner city community called jackson ward which actually was named black wall this section you want to see the transition. government housing. became high crime drugs everything in addition to the highway as i mentioned some of the
black own businesses left their businesses to go to other areas this area right here and then became the ghetto this is one of the high crime areas right now. as we see the difference here books ace government housing. you know businesses. welfare food stamps you get hooked you get hooked and basically you just barely get along and you're living off of the government see blacks did better when we didn't get help. we were getting help we did better because we had to we're forced to do for ourselves where you start giving people help and paying them then this what happens these people are used to a check which is only enough for them to live in this kind of condition who wants to open up a business in a high crime area. because then you get rather. good
politicians to do something to. be put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president or injury. or somehow want to be rich. but you'd like to be cross with you like that before three in the morning can't be good. i'm interested always in the waters of my. question. when you'll make this manufacture consent to student of public wealth. when the ruling classes protect themselves. with the financial merry go round to listen to the one percent. tonight we can all middle of the room signals. from the real news
group. of countries gone into a nihilistic fever best line i think and we got it hit the road and get out the traveling across america to find what makes america take the charlatans the genius of this place especially american hero this is it we've come a point around which element is done something we always are on the margins to move on this whole gun culture listening party because. we're since the belly that the i think i want to leave now governor anymore gonzo net. what do you do before you came here where did you work before you came here when you lived. death row in many us states capital punishment is still practiced convicted prisoners can spend years waiting for execution but most of the time the
victims' families they are very much in favor the death penalty there are some people because of what they did they have given up their right to live among us some are even proven innocent off two years on death row and how many more exonerations is it going to take before we as a society realize that this is not working and we actually do something about. there's a low low number of opportunities here in western pennsylvania as well as so not only did our industries move but a lot of our people moved as well which forced even more businesses to move it's extremely difficult to run a business in a place like home well just because one there's not of a lot of people there and then to the people there don't have the necessary means to take advantage of extra thinks one. the unique business is that it has been able to been a steadfast place to look to at home what i think they're you know at least fifteen
years old and mr mr bundy has been there you know making. making those donuts for for kids to make sure that they have food before they went to school for four generations upon generations so even in those situations where if mom and dad couldn't take care of kids knew that they could go to the bakery and grab a donut or grab something to make sure that they had so food in order to get through today so. i don't know how they did it but they found a way to be a constant presence in that neighborhood despite what has gone. on there good or bad you know i'm i'm very compliant we're homeward. neighbor or lutherans from. earlier i don't see any new bridge coming in right now
a couple big companies of three. from way maybe a major corridor here wherever company called who are you know we're going our five superiors you know i follow and they've been out here. you know. that's just the tough part and around the the guns and murders that take place right south avenue is one of the busiest roads in western pennsylvania is one of the longest and strangest roads so people arrive from the a fluent neighborhoods outside of western pennsylvania and they ride through homewood through traffic every single day to go to work which is crazy if you go on a news it'll say you know somebody got murdered in the home with us so it's not a place that you want to pull over and stop and maybe grab a donna and coffee rather than the same traffic. you know. he has the
most number one most one of the capital murder. something's not so great. we'll talk about your food and how it impacts cause a lot of us thought it was the thought of you start it was sixty now with no gas or no hot water all enough the solid food. so make a living you know was there. we got what we're faced i was so when i got my leg of. a hospital so the minute i think about it everybody cuts ahead i want to cut the head which it sounds to. me all you do is like control the habits when you behave but our city you know is what we used to get out of postal we want to sell goods is what. you got to. you know we know. we had a bottom you have to climb all the way to how. to make
a name for yourself primary right now with capital that is comparing it to like a war zone actually more people are shy of baltimore you know if you go to saudi arabia. it's probably crazy yeah. people. my senior year i found that i was having a baby by a woman that i wasn't going to marry so i dropped out of school was living out of my parents' house was broke and started dabbling in some things that i didn't need to dabble and put myself in a situation to almost be murdered two thousand and eleven as a result of that experience that's when i made the decision to start doing what i do what i did it was a vast. tamer start to focus more in on a basketball or. basketball it's
a competition with yourself. you have to conquer yourself. it's a game where you have to learn to share and play with your teammates and more importantly compete against the other team as well as the environment. when people think about the ball they don't look at it in that aspect where you break it down because it's a personal battle it's a battle of amongst your team and other people. it's about all motion you and the environment. is a game of skill it's a game of aggression. and physicality where you're forced to tremble you're forced to shoot. you're forced to do a lot of things that people take for granted in every day movement it's. just that that passion that i've been able to maintain from my childhood and carry over into my adulthood is what is allowed to be so much different than everybody else and
create an opportunity where people say that we could hope to work to find other children in the father's neighborhoods primarily in home where i started up as bball it's to teach them how to harness that energy and maintain that energy into their adulthood so then they can continue like i said to do some of the things that i've done if not hopefully take it further and further and further down the. line. there will be one also right now is a war. if you lose it should be people every day out there read they are going to stick my life in philly put up. this i'm on and that's the number of law who is show us in the woman who would remain. i saw mother who got to in time to see what mothers have to very deeply and that's just the thing isn't as is this plane is i
can put it i don't want to see people getting children miss where you grieve go i don't need to see people getting to russia i think you should almost people you choose for those. primaries based on no drug use. you know people who didn't kill for anything. ninety five percent of the crimes. or least eighty five percent of croutons is drug related. you know we're a weirdo right now currently where the number one. murder capital in united states we also number one in her way addiction here. and why because we have the port which is right there we're willing
to the edge of the east coast so a lot of things come through the ports just the way kids get involved with drugs growing up and in a city soon as you step outside your door. when you step outside your door scuse me do you know what i'm just a wee from scuse me you know that's a don't. mean you know got some coke or scuse me you know got some pills. right now in the community is going through a change because it changes going on in this community because john hopkins in a real estate value is going up so a lot of these residents is not going to be here to do too much longer and they're going to bring in the good food because it's already solved everything is about spacing right now everything's. you've got to eventually to poor people it's going to get it's going to it's not going to be around anymore. they're moving
a poor people out to the county out this way so homeowners. to give them vultures in voters' meaning give you access to another house you don't have the pain the money just moved in on him but the thing about it you may be away from the city so right now in the city there's a growing. epidemic of just like well the conflict is is no inclusion for the people as they are ready. best to call flick the conflict is there's no inclusion everyone does a resident right now. they're not included in no future plans best the conflict. best change and because donald trump. donald trump is sending you oh basket full of contaminated food it already had to end in that and people do not like so donald
trump has really stepped in and a lot of people who really have freedom of choice you don't have a freedom of choice which you know you're eating with the government giving you can usually call it a go get food out of mark you know mistake yet if you're on a welfare you want to have the donald trump basket he said when you like go a basket full of food that you government get it so you can't there's no more purchases things are changing in the rich want access to the city occasion a lot of things get exposed right now. you know. a lot of people go to church. and. you know they give all. offerings you know i'm a speak in bed on the new religion or i'm just going from mobs of that there are
a lot of spurs will never be there for them financially and never has up. the fingers together you're going to squeeze your hand in and make sure you finger stays off the trigger. to go into this position and then make sure you set your hand in properly bring the gun up and keep it i love ok all right so the top of the tall old singing level ok forget what you saw in the movie sorry if you shoot the way bishop didn't movies. the folks who print the money when they want more money they just print more money they don't rely on the workers to go and produce stuff that they have to go sell and then make a profit on the stuff they sell you don't see that the car industry marsh become
financial eyes to see that the property market anymore spent financial eyes you don't see the manufacturing in the us has been exported to china and financial lives commodified securitized an american as a worker is completely redundant the same as they are around the world wages are converging and they converted to wages in china so china wages are roughly i think four or five thousand dollars a year this is where the american wages are headed. i'm not going to do to no. job. for isis fighters and no boarding a philippine naval ship. but
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