Origins

For readers interested in how I first learned of the Triangle Gang War, here's a little background from the book's "Note on Sources" section.

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Ferguson and Gangs

I spent a few days in Ferguson, MO, last month covering the protests and unrest sparked by the killing of Michael Brown. I was most interested in how the events would impact street gangs in the St. Louis area, which has more than 90 documented crews and a thriving gang culture.

Here's a link to the piece I wrote for Newsweek: http://www.newsweek.com/ferguson-recruitment-boon-gangs-265884

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