This powerful book details the history of Norteno & Sureno gangs and how their split came about. It serves as an empowering historical tool for young people caught up in gangs. Includes sections on the Brown Berets, Young Lords and many freedom fighters. It is an introductory history book on Latino activism.
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Bang For Freedom; A Brief History of Mexican Mafia, Nuestra Familia and Latino Activism in the U.S. based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
I have read this book with my clients in juvenile hall and it opened up a real dialog about their experience on the streets, the dynamic of gang families, history and roots of the Mexican people, and the judicial system. This is a very powerful book that youth and adults can relate to.