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Self Hatred, Cultural Disorientation, Poverty and the “Gang”

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Please join us this episode as we discuss a recent article entitled Self Hatred, Cultural Disorientation, Poverty and the “Gang” Phenomenon  written by professor Ron Wilkins entitled. Within his article he deconstructs various factors and intersectionalities that contribute to many African/black youth joining gangs. Ron Wilkins holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Organizational Management from Antioch > University with a concentration in Community Leadership Development. He > teaches Africana Studies and Social and Behavioral Sciences courses. During > the 1960’s he served as Deputy Chairman (Western Region) in the Student > Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and was liaison between the central > committees of SNCC and the Black Panther Party. Presently he serves as > Deputy Chairman of the Harlem based Patrice Lumumba Coalition.