How Cricket Gave Compton Youth Something Other Than Gang Violence
In 1995, 'Compton Cricket Club' gave young men in the notoriously violent L.A. city a chance to veer off a path of violence. What they would turn toward was an opportunity to practice, play and enjoy a sport not commonly found in the U.S.. The benefits of which proved to be invaluable. The video above made by Grantland is a faith-in-humanity restorer that's worth watching (don't let the 7 minutes deter you).
H/T: Huffington Post
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