CNN: Lessons from ‘Batman,’ an ex-Chicago gangster

CNN has published an op-ed by LC Harris Jr., AKA “Batman” from “The Greens.” Batman writes:

It was unimaginable. Cabrini Green was a tall high-rise, I think 15 stories high, and you got people standing everywhere. You can’t even get in your apartment.

We moved into an apartment on the first floor with boarded-up windows. Sometimes we’d all be out there in the kitchen or reading in the front room and all of a sudden, someone would come by at night and start beating on the boards — scaring my younger brothers and sisters.

Read Batman’s full op-ed here.

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