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Trice: Leader stayed loyal to West Side

Sep 6, 2010 1:00:00 AM - chicagotribune.com
Successful businessman remained in his beleaguered childhood community to transform it

In a summer in which gang violence seemed to dominate the headlines, about 240 teenagers, some self-professed gang members, quietly played basketball several times a week from June to August in the West Haven Safe Summer Basketball League on the West Side — and without incident.