Who are the Bloods and Crips? These two gangs are made up mainly of socioeconomic challenged African American males who live in poverty stricken areas of urban cities. The Bloods and Crips originated from other gangs that were formed in the 1950’s like The Business Men, The Gladiators, and The Slausons. Back in the 1950’s the groups referenced themselves as “clubs”, but it was the rest of the society in their city that referre...
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... society we can help reduce the amount of gangs and gang violence that continue to purge our world today.
Crips and Bloods: Made in America. Dir. Sam George and Stacy Peralta. Perf. Forest Whitaker, Jim Brown, and Tony Muhammad. Public Broadcasting Station, 2008. DVD.
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