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Crips and Bloods

This Feminist on Straight Outta Compton

Vanessa Carmichael | Posted 08.20.2016 | Entertainment
Vanessa Carmichael

I would recommend seeing Straight Outta Compton. I hope the producers recognize their obligation to the community that is making it such a success. The movie has a lotta heart. Now Cube, Dre, and F. Gary Gray, please show that heart to Compton.

Matt Ferner

'I've Witnessed People Get Murdered Over $5 Dice Games'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.25.2013 | Denver

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

Big Willie Robinson, 69, King of the Street Racers

Steve Parker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

"Big" Willie Robinson, founder and president of the International and National Brotherhood of Street Racers, died this past Saturday. He was 69.

Bloods And Crips Occupy Atlanta

AFSC | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices

Gang affiliations are oftentimes set in stone, with members choosing sides and vowing to remain loyal to their selected group. But two members of the ...

L.A. Gangs Seek Profit in Peace

wsj.com | TAMARA AUDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gangs that were once bloody rivals now are cooperating to wring profits from the sale of illegal drugs and weapons, law-enforcement officials and gang...

The Movie They Didn't Want You to See

Stacy Peralta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stacy Peralta

The more time I spent with gang members of Bloods and Crips, the more I began to see a far different America than the America I was raised in.