"At one time, others dissed our generation by saying that we were privileged, that we had never been tested by war.[This was before Bush's father opened the Persian Gulf War.] The fact is that hip-hop was born under the conditions of war. It grew and spread as a global alternative to war."
By proposing legislation to tighten juvenile justice on both state and federal levels, the nation has waged a war on youth -- particularly low-income youth of color. Once rehabilitation programs are out of the picture, what options do kids in trouble have left?