[Go for Bad: A Portrait of a Gang Member] (video)

Original Title

n.d. Go For Bad: The Story Of A Street Gang Member


Streaming Media

Media is loading

Document Type


Date Information

circa 1991


Bishop J. Howard Dell collection

Playing Time



This recording as a production called “Go for Bad: A Portrait of a Gang Member”. This portrays two sides of African American life from the perspective of a gang member and a lawyer. The lawyer, being originally from the streets, takes a gang member under his wing and teaches him about God. The lawyer also tries to reason with a drug dealer to cast out his old ways and to take the moral path.


All video content in this collection is protected by copyright or is the property of the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc., and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. For more information or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact archives@auctr.edu with specific object file name.

File Name



The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.