Posts Tagged as "drugs"

Countering the Myth of El Chapo in Merced

January 23, 2016 / By
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Regrettably, too many of our youth are influenced a great deal by people like El Chapo. Leaders of drug cartels have slowly become fixtures on social media, and to some, are perceived as role models. Youth are attracted to the false belief that trafficking drugs is the only way out of poverty or the “hood.”

Death To Molly: Young People React to Rapper’s Anti-Drug Stance

May 29, 2013 / By
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  Photo: NRK P3 by We’Ced Youth Media Editor’s Note: Kendrick Lamar, a young rapper from Compton, CA, recently broke into the mainstream with his critically and commercially successful debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d