Like Benni, he also makes a point of diverting his usual flightpaths in and out of the tower to give aerial coverage to the problem spot.
|The local school which Blackbird has adopted has been very receptive to his offer of a partnership and the local media has picked up the story, bringing in promises of support and donations to the school from other sources in the city, including the Fisk Chemical Company. As he also discovered in NY, the influence of gangs can unfortunately be found in schools in many cities and Buffalo is no exception. One concerned parent, who introduced herself to Blackbird as Rachel, has told Blackbird that people are paranoid over the gang issue. Her landlord even threatened to evict her and her son because he claims that her son belongs to a gang and will end up destroying his building. Rachel says it isn't possible. She knows her son Reggie is a good boy, and good boys don't join street gangs. Blackbird promised to listen for news about the area. The old AEF...well, Avengers North, now...used to count a former local gang member, Chuck Rogers, among their allies. Supposedly a friend of MinuteMan's, he might be able to supply some information.|
The next time he runs across the other man, Blackbird takes him aside quietly...