Danger in Brownsville

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  • About Brownsville
  • Leading Crime Rates
  • How Do Crime Rates Affect African-Americans?

How to Counteract Violence

A.T. Mitchell has been on both sides of the gun. Mitchell, a 40-year Brownsville resident, helped found Man Up, Inc., a non-profit agency that offers healthy alternatives to teens who are susceptible to violence, in 2003. “Our idea is to get to them before they pull the trigger,” Mitchell told BET.com.

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