Comment of the Day

Reader: First the Crips and Bloods. Now the Highlands Mommies

The Highlands Mommies, the northwest Denver neighborhood group profiled by Melanie Asmer in the most recent Westword cover story, have inspired raves and rants, including this one from Gringo Whiteycracker:

Isn't this how the crips and bloods got started ? will we soon see mommies doing drive bys tossing dirty diapers and sippy cups ??
Watch a driveby minivan video of the Highlands Mommies.

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