With Gangstanomics, Ward wants to educate his readers on how politicians, the corporate world and street world work hand in hand. Ward explores the parallels between the street world and the corporate world and explains how the two segments of society cannot exist without the other.
Ward states, via press release, “What prompted me to write Gangstanomics was because I am from the street and I have worked with politicians and the corporate word alike and they know that they can’t get rich or get their power, unless the streets are involved in some kind of way. They basically use us as pawns”.
Ward did not always follow the straight and narrow. A former high-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples, the Chicago gang was reported to be the largest criminal organization in the United States. Ward gave up his criminal past and reformed himself to focus his energy into eliminating the violence in his hometown and assisting others to change their lives around.
Currently, Ward is running for office as the Representative of the 29th District of the Illinois State House, as well as Alderman of the 9th Ward. He is committed to continuing to serve his community for as long as he can. “I’m no angel but I’m a standup guy who really wants to see improvements in my community,” Ward admits.
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