By John Christian Hopkins
Tuba City, Arizona (NFIC)

The message scrawled in black marker on the wall of the boy’s bathroom stall at the Greyhills Academy High School was simple: “Stop claiming black gangs. Rep. your own people.”

Unlike most bathroom graffiti, this missive carried a message that was not so different than the one offered during two days of workshops on increased gang activity in Tuba City.