Today I didn't even have to use my AK
This line represents how dangerous it is living in the city. It would be common for him to have to use and even carry an assault riffle. Days where he doesn’t have to use it in this city are out of the ordinary “a good day”. Many White privileged suburbanites have not yet grasped the scale, scope, or depth of inner-city violence resulting from the callous confluence of the absurd and futile prohibition of some drugs, winner-takes-all capitalism, predatory lending, and entrenched hopelessness and desperation. The murder rate of inner city black teens during the peak of the crack epidemic was twice that of the Iraq War. For low ranking gang-bangers like Ice Cube, the murder rate was fourteen times more lethal than salaried soldiers fighting in Iraq!
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