National Network on Preventing Crime in the Black Community


The Role of the African-American Churches in Reducing Crime Among Black Youth

"The Role of the African-American churches in Reducing Crime Among Black Youth" by Byron R. Johnson. In this report, the author examines the hypothesis that the religious involvement of African-American youth significantly shields them from the harmful effects of neighborhood disorder and decay on youth crime.
http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/crrucs2001_2.htm