Because we don't invest in education in the area, you have crime. When a person doesn't have the tools to survive, they have to tend to other means. That's selling drugs, that's hustling. Because they weren't given the tools to go out there and compete the way they were in Brentwood, Beverly Hills, and Calabasas.
The hood is the hood because down to the core, the investment for education is poor. And everything else that is negative – poverty, unemployment, crime, murder, and deep distrust of the police is a result of that. - will.i.amRead the full interview on ATTN.com
This map show how much each state spends per year to educate an elementary or secondary school student compared to the cost of keeping an inmate in prison. Learn more
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