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I Brokered the 1992 Bloods-Crips Truce. Here’s What I Know About Reimagining Public Safety

In 1989, I lost 13 friends to the gang war raging through Los Angeles. When I say war, I mean war!   Between 1983 and 2003, there were over 20,000 gang-related deaths in L.A. County and that number didn’t include those permanently maimed or incarcerated for the rest of their lives due to their participation.   Both kids […]