Constructing Peace in an Iron Triangle
The media services that actually cover urban terrorism in and across the United States, usually speak of the South Bronx, East Los Angeles, and parts of Baltimore. But Richmond, California has become well known in the Bay area as a hot spot for violent crime, spiraling out of control.
Can Richmond's community prevention model work in other neglected urban environments?
The law-abiding, God-fearing residents of the Iron Triangle, a tough neighborhood in central Richmond, have pitched their tents in a bold and unusual stand against a deadly wave of violence that swept through the city like an end-of-summer wildfire.