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Wordz From The Hood

A look at gang-life in the hood

26 Nov '14

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drop #27 Snitchin’, Tupac & 2 Rap Songs

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • TY IS JOINED BY PASTOR KING
  • 3 GUESTS FROM HOPE EMPLOYMENT ACADEMY
  • GANG ACTIVITY IN NORTH OHAMA
  • A “SET”
  • “YOU DON”T SNITCH”
  • TUPAC
  • RAP SONGS
  • WORDZ IS NOW PART OF THE HOPE CENTER FOR KIDS

FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel

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10 Nov '14

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drop #26 Hope Center Youth Talk About Gangs

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • TY IS JOINED BY HOPE CENTER FRIENDS
  • “THE LOVE AND THE CARE”
  • WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE IN A GANG?
  • THE EASE OF ACCESS TO GUNS
  • GANGS FILL A NEED
  • MOST PEOPLE THINK ALL GANG MEMBERS ARE THUGS
  • WORDZ IS NOW PART OF THE HOPE CENTER FOR KIDS

FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel

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28 Oct '14

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drop #25 High School students view of gangs

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • TY IS JOINED BY 2 HOPE CENTER FRIENDS
  • “TO THE ONE WHO LIVES IN HOPELESSNESS, CONSEQUENCES MEAN NOTHING”
  • HOPE = FAITH, EDUCATION, EMPLOYABLE, COLLABORATION
  • “THERE IS NO WAY OUT OF A GANG UNLESS YOU’RE IN A BOX”
  • “THERE ARE OTHER OPTIONS OUT THERE FOR THEIR FUTURE”
  • WORDZ IS NOW PART OF THE HOPE CENTER FOR KIDS

FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel

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23 Sep '14

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drop #24 3 things every kid and gang member needs to know

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • TY IS FLYING SOLO!!
  • WORDZ IS NOW PART OF THE HOPE CENTER FOR KIDS
  • 3 THINGS EVERY KID AND GANG MEMBER NEEDS TO KNOW
  • GOD’S LOVE
  • “GOD’S LOVE MAKES ME FEEL LIKE GOD LOVES ME MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD.  NOT REALLY, BUT KIND OF”
  • EDUCATION
  • BECOME EMPLOYABLE

FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel

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13 Aug '14

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drop #23 4 attractions to join a gang

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • FRANK IS BACK AGAIN!!
  • ‘WHAT’S THE ATTRACTION TO BEING PART OF A GANG?”
  • “WHAT’S A G-SHELL?”
  • “WHAT’S THE DANGER OF DROPPING YOUR G-SHELL?”
  • “THE THICKEST G-SHELL=MOST DANGEROUS”
  • “NOT ALL COOCHIE IS GOOD COOCHIE”
  • “ONCE IN A GANG IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET OUT OF A GANG?”
  • “IF YOU LIVE IN THE HOOD YOU’VE GOT THE HOOD IN YOU”

FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel

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04 Aug '14

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drop #22 retaliation vs. forgiveness

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • FRANK IS BACK!!
  • “TAKING THE LAW INTO YOUR OWN HANDS”
  • “WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF SOMEONE YOU LOVED WAS KILLED?”
  • “YOU’LL FIGHT FOR JUSTICE, RIGHT?”
  • “WE’RE GOING TO GO GET JUSTICE ON OUR OWN”
  • “ANYTHING GANG RELATED, THE COPS DON’T CARE”
  • “MAYBE THEY (POLICE) JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO”
  • 3 THINGS ABOUT LIFE IN THE HOOD THAT POLICE SHOULD KNOW

FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel

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30 Jul '14

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drop #21 “you knew my heart”

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IN THIS EPISODE:

    • “YOU KNEW MY HEART”
    • “WHEN I STARTED IN GANGS, IT WASN’T A GANG”
    • “WE WENT FROM PLAYING FOOTBALL….TO SOMEONE BRINGING A GUN”
    • “I NEVER MET MY BIOLOGICAL FATHER….AND I DON’T CARE TO”
    • “I WAS 12…..WEARING RED…..WALKING ACROSS A FIELD…..& I GOT JUMPED”
    • “I’VE BEEN INVOLVED WITH GANGS IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER ALL MY LIFE”
    • “THERE WAS NO PRESSURE TO JOIN, BUT I WAS GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION”
    • “MY LIFE TOOK A TURN FOR THE WORSE WHEN I MOVED AWAY FROM MY DAD”
    • “AFTER MY DAD GOT KILLED, IT TOOK SOMETHING OUT OF ME & I DOVE INTO THE STREETS”
    • “I ISOLATED MYSELF FROM ANYTHING STRUCTURAL”
    • “I WAS IN PRISON FOR 18+ YEARS”
    • “WHEN YOU LOSE SOMEONE IN SUCH A TRAGIC MANNER, IT MAKES YOU QUESTION THE GOOD IN THE WORLD”

FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel

19 Jul '14

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drop #20 gangs=family

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • “THERE WAS NO CONSCIOUS DECISIONS, IT JUST HAPPENED”
  • “IT IS WHAT IT IS”
  • “WHEN YOU LIVE ON THE STREET, YOU ARE LIVING FOR THAT MOMENT….PERIOD”
  • “YOU DON’T EXPECT TO MAKE IT TO FUTURE MOMENTS”
  • “EVERYBODY DIES BUT NOT EVERYBODY LIVES”
  • “I WANT TO BE LOVED, I WANT TO BE APPRECIATED AND I NEED SOMEONE TO SNATCH ME OUT OF IT OR I WON’T MAKE IT”
  • “AROUND EACH OTHER WE WERE JUST KIDS”
  • “I DIDN’T CONSIDER IT A GANG, IT WAS FAMILY”
  • “THE TERM GANG IS A BAD WORD….WE WERE FAMILY”
  • “I TRY TO LIVE MY LIFE TO MAKE MY PARENTS PROUD”
  • “LIFE LIFE THE WAY IT’S MEANT TO BE LIVED…..FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE”
  • FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel
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01 Jul '14

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drop #19 The power of hope and hopelessness

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • IF YOU WANT TO UNDERSTAND KIDS IN OUR COMMUNITY……”TO THE ONE WHO LIVES IN HOPELESSNESS, CONSEQUENCES MEAN NOTHING”
  • KIDS CONCEIVED IN HOPELESSNESS
  • HEART HOPELESSNESS
  • EDUCATIONAL HOPELESSNESS
  • VOCATIONAL HOPELESSNESS
  • 3 COMPONENTS OF HOPE
  • “YOU HAVE TO HAVE HOPE TO LOVE”
  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GUY IN ANY CITY IS THE GUY WHO FEELS HOPELESS
  • FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel
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17 Jun '14

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drop #18 Ty meets a gang member for the first time

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • MEETING A GANG MEMBER FOR THE FIRST TIME
  • FRANK HAS A JOB YO!
  • MULES
  • OPEN LETTER TO “ROCK”
  • FOLLOW FRANK & TY ON TWITTER:  @franklucas & @tyschenzel
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