posted by Drowning .
topic youth gangs
Thesis: Even though many think that once one is in a gang they are unble to disassociate themselfs from gang activities, a gang affiliate is able to reform and prosper in life because people in there lives prove to them that life has more to offer than violence amongst eachother and finding that the end result of gang activity leads to negative outcomes.
How should I begin to support your thesis with compelling arguments and counter arguments?
You're not ready to "support your thesis" yet. You need to learn how to write a true thesis statement. You have stated facts, but facts alone do not make a thesis.
Pay attention to all 5 tips here. What you have written is not specific, nor is it contestable.
Then read this:
Study each example and notice how each non-thesis-statement has been turned into a thesis statement.
Once you have completely rewritten yours, please repost.