Ricky Lawson in 1986 was a member of the Park Avenue Players in the Lansdowne neighborhood of East St. Louis. He said gang members were free to join or leave, and that yougsters were initially excluded so gangs would not face contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges.
Ricky Lawson in 1986 was a member of the Park Avenue Players in the Lansdowne neighborhood of East St. Louis. He said gang members were free to join or leave, and that yougsters were initially excluded so gangs would not face contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges. Mark Wakeford News-Democrat
Ricky Lawson in 1986 was a member of the Park Avenue Players in the Lansdowne neighborhood of East St. Louis. He said gang members were free to join or leave, and that yougsters were initially excluded so gangs would not face contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges. Mark Wakeford News-Democrat

1986: Gangs were the problem, R.J. Krause a solution

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