StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro recently spoke with three young men affiliated with the Bloods and Crips about the rumor launched by the Baltimore Police Department that the two gangs had joined with the Black Guerrilla Family to target law enforcement officers, the work the gangs have done to help their communities during this period of unrest, and ways to address violence and other issues in Baltimore City.

Press play above to hear StayUp.News’s conversation with Bonez (Bloods, center in the picture above), Mugga (Crips, on the right), and Goldie (Crips):

This story was originally published by OnBckgrnd.com, on May 4, 2015.