Most of us like to think that the plagues of Americas cities are confined to those cities. Sadly, this is no longer so.
As award winning producers Deborah Amos and Rick Davis find out, the Crips and the Bloods, LA's notorious
street gangs, have moved to the heartland -- Omaha, Nebraska. All is not lost though; some gang members and a
dedicated minister are trying to curb the big city violence before it gets worse.
|Crips and Bloods in Omaha|
Kids and Guns was produced by Maria Hinojosa
Gang home page links
Research on gangs.
Crips and Bloods Unite
Nation of Islam steps in to challenge gang injunction
Research Reviews: Gang Violence and Prevention
Interagency Gang Task Force
Preventing Violence in Urban Schools
Gang signs in Lincoln
"Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, cities across the country wrestled with increasing gang violence."