Sam's Barbershop

In a community like the East End, where there are no banks, movie theaters or grocery stores, barbershops and beauty parlors become the community centers. A place where the residents can exchange information and are free to express themselves.

Travis

19-year-old Travis spends his days watching the street.

Sam's Barbershop

At Sam's Barbershop everyone has an opinion on gangs, no snitching, the police and living in the East End.

Bernard Robinson

Community activist Bernard Robinson explains the East End.

Annistine Patrick

Asnistine Patrick sees the differences between 40 years ago and today.

Community Meeting

Newport News police meet with East End residents.

Gun Buy-Back

As part of their program to make the East End safer, Newport News police buy back guns.

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