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  • Message to the Grass Roots: Gang Truce: The International Scene

    Message to the Grass Roots: Gang Truce: The International Scene

    An episode of Message to the Grass Roots, a cable access talk show produced & hosted by Michael Zinzun from 1988-1998 at Pasadena Community Access Corporation, which is now Pasadena Media. Show #9411.

  • Reality: Family, Community, The Truce

    Reality: Family, Community, The Truce

    This video presents a variety of interviews and musical performances on the subject of gangs and gang violence. The primary topic is the truce between Black and Latinx gangs in the Oakwood area of the neighborhood of Venice in Los Angeles, California in the summer of 1994.

    The people in the video include gang members, former gang members, and members of Los Angeles communities most affected by gangs. Speakers discuss the root causes of gangs, including disinvestment and lack of economic opportunity in Black and Latinx neighborhoods.

    Produced through the Imperial Courts Cap Video Workshop, 1994.

  • Message to the Grassroots: Henry Peco Justice Committee Part 2 of 2

    Message to the Grassroots: Henry Peco Justice Committee Part 2 of 2

    An episode of Message to the Grassroots, a cable access talk show produced & hosted by Michael Zinzun from 1988-1998 at Pasadena Community Access Corporation, which is now Pasadena Media.

  • Watts Up?

    Watts Up?

    A special 25-minute documentary produced by leaders of the Watts gang truce between the Crips and Bloods. Nancy Buchanan and Michael Zinzun ran a video production class at Watts Arts Tower to teach these residents how to shoot and edit video, and then they produced this documentary that reviewed the impact of the gang truce after it had been in effect for one year.

  • [El Rukn home video #2]

    [El Rukn home video #2]

    A home video of a party thrown by El Rukn also known as the Almighty Black P. Stone Nation.

  • Gangs: The New Chicago Mob? off air with discussion

    Gangs: The New Chicago Mob? off air with discussion

    Off air version of WMAQ-TV special connecting Chicago’s street gangs to organized crime, followed by panel discussion.

  • [El Rukn Raids]

    [El Rukn Raids]

    News report about police raids on the El Rukn gang.

  • Angel of Fear

    Angel of Fear

    Documentary about Jeff Fort, leader of the Blackstone Rangers and El Rukn gangs in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

 
 
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