Ameena Matthews: On the Front Lines

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Bringing a Spotlight to the Cause 

In 2011 Ameena Matthews along with two other interrupters were featured in the Steve James-directed documentary The Interupters. Greeted by critical acclaimed, the documentary was set on the front lines of the violent streets of her neighborhood and illustrated the severity of gun violence to the masses. 

(Photo: Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

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