'Snitching' controversy goes well beyond 'Melo
BALTIMORE -- When Carmelo Anthony was a boy, his mother would come home from work to find something broken from too much roughhousing. Might be a lamp shade or framed family photo. She would ask her three sons and one daughter who was responsible. None of them would ever fess up or point the finger at a sibling.
"So they'd all get punished," says Mary Anthony, smiling at the memory.
At its roots, Stop Snitching springs from time-honored notions about loyalty and discretion. ...
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