I Hate Gang Violence

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 85 People

    Bad Decisions

    I saw some gang violence when I was younger, I lived in South Central, Compton, Highland and Redlands California til I was 8. I used to walk home from school (everyone did!) and when I was 7, I saw 4 guys beating up an older man. They robbed him and I ran after him, he said that...
    biancababe biancababe
    22-25, F
    Jan 1, 2012

    Echo-ing I Hate Gang Violence

    i was reading the story on the america most wanted site about a high schooler, who got shot by gang members (http://www.amw.com/fugitives/case.cfm?id=64173). things like that freak me out because it rreminds me that violence is no respecter of age, race, or anthing. to think the...
    jeddi jeddi
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2009


    "I hate Gang Violence": If gangs started a violence. Innocent people are going to get hurt or killed. No one is safe from gang violence.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Oct 12, 2008

    I was in a gang and like,

    I saw my best friend die because he was part of it too. Let's just say that was the worst day of my life and I never talked to any gang members ever again. RIP Michael (Mikey). You're not forgotten, k? We'll see again soon..
    Theo1999 Theo1999
    16-17, M
    Oct 10, 2014

    I Have Been a Part of It.

    Take a look on the map of Los Angeles county, and you will find every inch of it is covered by gang activity. It is the gang capitol of the U.S. by a mile. Growing up, I was always a bit of a ballsy kid, and thought that I was above the law, rules, and anyone. Hindsight: I...
    EricS EricS
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Apr 9, 2009
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