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How Can Older Men Stop The Violence Between Younger Men?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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The gun violence among youth has reached epidemic proportions in cities across America. At peace rallies everywhere, women are saying "We need men to stand up and mentor these boys!" But the reality is that much of the urban violence is the result of the international drug business creating warfare among street organizations whose members are armed with weapons of war.  It is urban terrorism, fueled by a firearm distribution among youth that no one seems able to trace. Who are these people among us that are creating chaos? Where are their parents? Or is this really more than some wayward youth run amok - is this international organized crime running rampant in our streets? How can older, wiser men pinpoint the participants and make it stop? Political Consultant, community organizer and author Wallace Gator Bradley discusses the growing coalition of elder men who have united to end the violence