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June 04th 2012:Former Skinhead Shares Cautionary Tale on Racism and Redemption

Angela King felt wanted. The Nazi skinhead group gave her a sense of family that she did not get at home. And they actually wanted her around and wanted her to be a part of what they were all about. She never really grew up in any neighborhoods that were culturally diverse. King was involved in the robbery and beating of a Jewish store owner and sentenced to 6 years in prison . It was there she began to turn her life around. Angela King shares how she mistook fear for respect. Today, she has her Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and shares her journey about her former life, and

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Angela King

Growing up in South Florida, Angela King became confused about sexual and racial messages from her church and family. She began acting out and felt welcomed for the first time by racist skinheads: "They were angry and hated everyone. I felt like part of a family." Entrenched, crime became important. The Oklahoma City bombing made Angela reconsider her beliefs, although Skinhead affiliates would retaliate. Angela was sentenced to 6-years in prison for armed robbery of a Jewish-owned store. Released from prison 3 years early for good behavior, she graduated from the University of Central Florida. Angela is a keynote speaker, consultant, correspondent, and educator. Awards include Prejudice
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