In 1994, the Latin Kings, the largest and most powerful street gang in New York, became the Latin King and Queen Nation. They claim to have abandoned their criminal past and to be following in the footsteps of the Black Panthers and Young Lords. With over 3,000 members in New York, some see the Nation as the most important political voice to rise from the streets in decades. Unsurprisingly, the NYPD doesn't agree, calling it a vicious gang with a PR campaign. Made in 1999.
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