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Snoop Dogg and The Game emphasize the power of youth

“Hunt us not today. Hurt us not today.”

Snoop Dog and the Game organized community members, many wearing shirts bearing the acronym ‘H. U. N. T.,’ in a peaceful protest that coincided with the graduation of recruits at LAPD headquarters.

The latest class was encouraged by Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck  to “look into people’s hearts” with empathy. “We cannot continue to be broken up into tribes, whether it’s Bloods and Crips or cops and civilians,” he said in a press conference with the artists.

Snoop Dogg said that “everyone [in the crowd] comes from that background,” but united in spite of rivalries to address a more urgent issue that affected all of their lives: the tension between police forces and communities around the nation.

In the midst of all the activity, the pair had time to speak with HS Insiders about the responsibilities of the upcoming generations… nuthin’ but a ‘g’ thang.

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