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Unformatted text preview: 16/03/2008 11:09:00 Aint’ No Making It • Part II • Ch. 9 o Eight Years Later o Steve and Jinks are the only ones to stay back o Gentrification – resettlement of low income neighborhoods, by prosperous families and businesses Stoney In prison, for a 5 year sentence Possession, armed robberies Drinks and takes 10-15 valiums • Then commits crimes • Held up a pizza guy Steve In and out of prison Has dealt crack Beats his girlfriend • Violent • Doesn’t support his kids • Seen as a maniac by peers Shorty Entered a mental hospital after attacking a police officer Remembers he stabbed a boy with a hunting knife Has a steady girl Spent 13 months in prison Chris In prison Heroin and cocaine addict Homeless Boo-Boo Married for 2 months Went to jail after drunken joy ride Girlfriend and 2 daughters are HIV positive • One daughter died • Girlfriend is dying • Speculates that aids was caught from an infected needle Slick Works as a roofer • Seasonal employment • Used to deal cocaine • Sentenced for 6 months for violating probation...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ISS 335 taught by Professor Zaki during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08