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The word "gang" has often been associated with groups of poor young men of color. But the recent deadly shootout in Waco, Texas, among five largely white motorcycle clubs has drawn attention to the fact that gangs come in a variety of forms and colors. Fraternities, sports fans and even the police and military bear many of the same hallmarks.The recent deadly shootout in Texas, among five largely white motorcycle clubs, has drawn attention to the fact that gangs come in a variety of forms and colors.

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The loss of hundreds of schoolgirls to Boko Haram has shown that in Nigeria, the powerful care nothing about the powerless until an international tragedy embarrasses them.

Sonali Kolhatkar

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Although an international campaign drawing attention to the hundreds of kidnapped girls this past April under the social media banner of #BringBackOurGirls has gathered serious momentum, little attention has been paid to the conditions that have nurtured a group like Boko Haram.Although an international campaign drawing attention to the hundreds of kidnapped girls this past April has gathered serious momentum, little attention has been paid to the conditions that have nurtured a group like Boko Haram.

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