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Do Young People Believe Politicians Have Betrayed Them?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Youth around the country are in a state of rebellion, whether it;s organized protests or disorganized criminal activities. What happened to the spirit of hope from the successful Civil Rights gains of the 60s that allowed open housing, desegregated schools and equal employment opportunities? Today's younger generation feels all the hype is just a sham, and whatever gains were made remain in the hands of an elite few. They are angry, disillusioned and prone to violence. Activiest Rappn Tate Da Great explains how the anti-establishment mood of today's youth can be redirected toward a positive movement for justice.