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homeboy

and homegirl
n. a buddy; a pal. (Originally between blacks. Also a term of address. Homeboy is for males and homegirl is for females.) Come on, homeboy. Help out a friend. Tsup, homegirl?
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Ronnie Cajayon from The Homeboys said after a hard fought match, "It's a shame we did not win, but we are happy with second place.
By offering gang-related youth and other outcasts an opportunity for new life, regardless of where they've come from or what they've done, Boyle and the mothers of the barrio (the fathers are nearly all absent) seek to make their church and Homeboy Industries a community of unconditional love.
The organization's silkscreen and embroidery business, Homeboy Silkscreen, which last year posted $1 million in sales, will continue to be housed at its Santa Fe Avenue location.
NEW ORLEANS -- Homeboy Industries, a Jesuit-founded program that works with former gang members in East Los Angeles, recently sent a group to New Orleans to lend a hand to that city's hurricane recovery.
A few girls, however, report having had to jump in to help in unfair male-on-male fighting situations, such as when one of their homeboys was attacked by three or more rivals.
Homeboys, which is shown on UPN, is the kind of television situation comedy that makes you wonder what the pitch meeting was like: "Let's send two funny black guys into outer space.
Accordingly, he's filled the plush offices of Uptown with a staff of young, black producers and vice presidents who are skilled at translating the ever-changing energy of urban lifestyle into music that homeboys, coeds and junior executives put on their CD players at midnight.
Boyle said many of the homeboys he deals with have tattoos of La Virgen, but it doesn't always lead to healthy, spiritual behavior.
Basketball coach Samuel L Jackson wupps some homeboys into shape in the inspiring Coach Carter.
But Sorrenti, whose earliest photographs featured homeboys, rappers, and teenage friends, remains committed to the world beyond the catwalk.
Leguizamo, known to moviegoers from his roles in "Carlito's Way" and "Hangin' With the Homeboys," has earned critical praise for his one-man shows "Mambo Mouth" and "Spic-O-Rama," both of which were broadcast on HBO following their theatrical engagements.
She has appeared in "Lorenzo's Oil," "Sleepless in Seattle," "Juice," "Fried Green Tomatoes," "Angie" and "Hangin' with the Homeboys.
At 15, he remembers being fed up with watching his homeboys getting hurt or in trouble.
Additionally, recent projects of hers have included "The Good Son," "King of the Hill," "Daybreak," "Swing Kids," "Waterland," "Joey Breaker," "Zebrahead," "Deceived," "The Rapture," "Hangin' with the Homeboys," "Last Exit to Brooklyn," and 1988 Cannes Palm D'Or winner "sex, lies and videotape.
Ballots are randomly handed-out by ushers at Dodger Stadium who encourage you to vote for the homeboys.