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In the Spotlight…Krunch, Sandwell

James sat begrudgingly in the empty classroom, eyeing suspiciously the mentor in the black Krunch polo-shirt sat opposite him. James knew why the mentor was here. You can’t behave the way he had in school recently and not expect some kind of intervention. It was either this or exclusion. It didn’t mean he liked it… Continue reading In the Spotlight…Krunch, Sandwell

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In the Spotlight – OHS, Dudley

ONE HEART SOUND – DUDLEY I watched the excited little faces of the children in their crisp uniforms and shoes, with their new lunchboxes and backpacks walk proudly into the school as I drove past. It was the first day of the new school year and the school gates were swarming with families waving their children… Continue reading In the Spotlight – OHS, Dudley

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In The Spotlight – Street Teams, Walsall – RESCUING CHILDHOOD

STREET TEAMS – WALSALL RESCUING CHILDHOOD The images of half-naked women dancing obediently around the rapper’s towering frame fill the screen. The lyrics of the song blare out from the iPad’s speakers, spewing its melodic instructions: Control your woman. Make her submit. Don’t take no for an answer. And the young lad watching takes it… Continue reading In The Spotlight – Street Teams, Walsall – RESCUING CHILDHOOD