Education: Bill Brogan's Boys

In San Antonio's South Side, near where the middle-class residential district shades off into slums, a juvenile gang fight raged. The "Harlandale Gang" had run afoul of the "South Sans." A band of "Tex-Mexes" (boys of Mexican ancestry) poured in from the West Side to join the battle. The police alarm was serious. In war-booming San Antonio juvenile crimes had rocketed in a single year from 10% to 50% of the cases on the police docket, and there had been three juvenile murders. When the battle was over property had been damaged and no...

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