amaah + loyalty   5

$2.5 million couldn't keep Anaheim gang member from his old friends
To kids like him, identity and belonging are powerful forces that keep them in gangs. There has to be an inside-out transformation or a life-changing event to bring change. Gangs compete with your family for loyalty.
tribes  groups  loyalty  crime  culture  LA  gangs 
june 2008 by amaah
Ghana vrs USA
some artistic commentary on the issue of the day: Ghana vrs USA at Nuremburg, The African Nation and The American Dream, The Color of Memory, Allegiance and Identity and Hearts of Oak
Ghana  USA  Africa  America  worldcup  collage  art  serendipity  humour  sculpture  juxtaposition  competition  StrangeBedfellows  ThingsFallApart  football  soccer  sports  fever  obsession  ingenuity  fun  funny  tradition  modernity  innovation  joy  celebration  allegiance  loyalty  tribes  history  toli  immigrant  diaspora  life  Holland  Cambridge  identity 
june 2006 by amaah
Fury in Egypt over Ghana's Israeli flag waver in World Cup
Some papers described Paintsil as a "Mossad agent", others said "an Israeli had paid him to do it" the most elaborate theory: "The real reason," stems from the fact that many Ghanaian players go through football training camps set up by an Israeli coach
worldcup  egypt  israel  Ghana  loyalty  allegiance  Africa  solidarity  culture  ideesfixes  perception  tribes  humour 
june 2006 by amaah
Rooting for Your Roots
For football fans, Choosing Sides in the World Cup Can Be a Very Tough Call The World Cup raises hard questions for fans like Richard Lopez. On alliegiances and identities
identity  allegiance  loyalty  fluidity  communities  worldcup  sports  football  tribes  vibes  groups  groupforming  social 
june 2006 by amaah

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