Shaun Bailey for The Telegraph: Our children will put down their knives if we show them the honour in honest work

As a boy, I saw friends sucked into violent crime. It takes a whole community to save them

How do we stop a problem like the knife-crime epidemic, which is now spreading from London to other parts of the UK? Each morning, I dread scrolling through social media, worried that I’ll be reading about another young – usually black – boy lost, and about more young boys who are “involved” being intimidated into silence.