Hip Hop: Saving lives in Colombia

Via the Seattle Globalist.

MEDELLIN, Colombia–Henry Arteaga could have been a drug dealer.

Growing up during the 1990s in Aranjuez, long one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Medellin, Arteaga could have been a soldier, a gang member, an insurgent, or followed any number of violent paths which have attracted Medellin’s youth over the last 30 years.

But Arteaga was lucky: he found hip hop.

Read more here.

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