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    • by Jermaine McKenzie
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      Boyz n the Hood, directed by John Singleton is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America. The original release date was July 12, 1991 for United States audience. This movie falls in the genre of Crime/Drama and stars Laurence Fishburne as Jason Styles aka Furious, Cuba Gooding Jr. as Tre Styles, Ice Cube as Darin Baker

      aka Doughboy, Morris Chestnut as Ricky Baker, Nia Long as Brandi and Angela Bassett as Reva Devereaux.

      John Singleton writes about childhood friends who grow up in the slums of Los Angeles, USA. The gang violence that ensues and the death of friends and family caused by this inner city gangwar.

      As kids, they would witness first hand the kind out street justice that has plagued generations before them. So they have a basic idea of what to do and not to do, where to go and where not to venture as their very lives depended on the knowledge of certain things, call it street smarts if you would.

      Tre went away for schooling purposes, when he returned to ...


      • Boyz n the Hood (1991)
      his hometown, all or most of his childhood friends were there, some weren’t. Those that weren’t were possible victims of the violence. His good friend Ricky had a bright future ahead of him with his football career soon to start, but that ended when he was gunned down…another victim of the society.

      Revenge for killings is what sparks most

      warfare between communities. This situation could have gotten way out of hand if Jason didn’t stop Tre from making the biggest mistake of his young life.

      This movie has alot to offer in regards to leadership and community development for the violence to stop. Only people can make that change. This is a stirring movie-documentary for all to see and learn from.




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