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Former “Check It” Gang Members Open Community Space In Southeast D.C.

"Check It" was once known as a gang of LGBTQ youth that engaged in street fighting and petty crime. But last month, members opened the doors to their own fashion business, educational space, and resource center for their peers. We discuss their transformation and a film documenting their journey.

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