Aquil Basheer is a professional community gang interventionist, the Regional Ambassador and National Trainer of Los Angeles-based nonprofit, A Better LA , and founder of the Professional Community Intervention Training Institute. He is the author of “Peace in the Hood,” which provides guidelines on gang intervention tactics, and key subject of “License to Operate,” a documentary about ex-LA gang leaders turned street saviors.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
America’s Human-on-Human Violence Problem Stops Now
America has a problem with human-on-human violence, and the deaths of Charly Keunang, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and Michael Brown – along with the recent shooting of two Ferguson, MO police officers – are only evidence of that. As a professional community gang interventionist, it’s my job to help...