@dtgangs | KCET
In the 1980s disenfranchised youth of Highland Park, bereft of community resources and victims of education inequality, became increasingly susceptible to gang activity.
Stan Muhammad has nothing to hide and nothing to fear. That's because before becoming the Executive Director of a gang rehabilitation and job-training program.
Professor Karen Umemoto lived in the vicinity and began a two-year ethnographic study, interviewing many of Oakwood's residents during and after the gang conflict.