The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates

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Urban youth gangs are typically viewed as no more than training grounds for thugs and felons. This breakthrough anthology presents a far different picture, revealing present and former gang members' and street activists' artistic impulses, emotional sensitivities, political beliefs, and capacities to assess the social conditions that created them. "The Bandana Republic" contains powerful writing: fiction and essays, poetry, and polemics written by adolescents from gangs like the Crips and Bloods and the Mexican Mafia. There ...

The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781531800529

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The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates 2008, Soft Skull Press

ISBN-13: 9781593761943

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