"Crips" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Crips

    said this paper will be giving information about the gang "Crip." To give more insight on the Crip gang‚ you should know that they "consist primarily of African-American males‚"(Crip. INTERNET 2) and according to the "NDIC there are approximately 35‚000 members throughout the United States."(Crip. INTERNET 2) But in "1970 the gang was established in Los Angeles‚ California by two men Raymond Lee Washington‚ and Stanley Tookie Williams‚" (Crip. INTERNET 2) before they were expanding around the United

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  • The Crips History

    The Crips are a mostly an black gang. They were founded in Los Angeles‚ California in 1969 mainly by Raymond Washington and Stanley Williams. What use to be an alliance between two autonomous gangs is now a loosely connected network of individual sets‚ often engaged in open warfare with each other. Its members usually wear blue clothing‚ a practice that has waned somewhat due to police crackdowns. The Crips are one of the largest and most violent associations of street gangs in the United States

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  • Bloods and Crips

    The Bloods and the Crips The United States has had problems with gangs dated back as early as the 1800s. In today’s society when people hear about gangs the first two gangs that they think of are the Bloods and the Crips. Both of these gangs originated about forty years ago but are still going strong today. Although‚ at first these gangs were formed as a sort of territorial war the activities of the gang members has grown increasingly more dangerous. The Bloods and the Crips are mortal enemies

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  • Inside the Crips

    Colton (" C-Loc" ) Simpson was a Crip. Beginning at the impossibly tender age of ten in the mid-1970s‚ Simpson’ s world was defined in terms of war. By the time he quit— the first gang member allowed to do so— he’ d risen through the ranks to become Stabilizer and later‚ General. Simpson was the son of Dick Simpson‚ a ballplayer for the California Angels‚ but even before he became a gangbanger‚ his childhood was tough. Raised by his grandmother at the edge of Los Angeles’ s South Central‚ Simpson

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  • Crips And Gang Violence

    Since the late 1960’s‚ the “Crips” have been synonymous with gang violence and crime. Despite being started as an organization utilized to defend itself and its’ neighborhood from other violent gangs‚ the “Crips” have evolved into a fierce organization that draws its’ standing from murder‚ drugs and a bountiful number of active members. It is a prime example of how an organization could allegedly start as something positive for a community and eventually devolve into one of the most feared criminal

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  • Gangs: Bloods vs. Crips

    Criminology 3023 Paper 2 Cari Berlin 3/13/13 1 When it comes to the high crime rate throughout our country we are quick to blame almost everything other than what is actually at fault; but lately the country has been starting to realize what is causing all of the problems and trying to adapt to find ways to fix it. There are many theories for why the crime rate is so high and each of them has many valid points‚ but the two that seem the most accurate are the Social Disorganization Theory and Cloward

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  • Analysis Of Crips And Bloods: Made In America

    In the documentary Crips and Bloods: Made in America (2008)‚ producer Stacy Peralta documents the beginnings of the most violent gangs known in America‚ The Crips and The Bloods. He outlined the many external factors that turned the African-American youth of South Central Los Angeles‚ California into a world of bloodshed and death from the 1950’s through 2000. Although South Central was not segregated as was in the South US during this time period‚ there was an understood segregation within the community

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  • The Crips: The African-American Social Movement

    happened right here in America. The Crips is one of America’s largest black organizations. This gang initially was a part of an African-American social movement in 1969 that had a huge lasting impact on America in several ways. The Crips’ goals‚ actions‚ and influence all shaped America

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  • The Bloods And Crips: What Makes Up A Group

    a “people who think of themselves as belonging together and who interact with one another‚ are the essence of life in society”(Henslin). The Bloods and Crips are two of the most notorious groups (gangs) none to mankind. After reading about Kody Scott’s situation in becoming part of the Bloods I feel that this is part of his in-group and the Crips would be considered part of his out-group. Let’s use another example here. Take a look at the US Military. This can be considered as a group right? Yes

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  • Informative essay

    Informative Essay Gangs “Crip Nation” “Crippin’ is a choice‚ but it’s forever. You may slow down‚ but you will always be down forever.” (Washington 1969). Founded in Los Angeles‚ California in 1969 by Raymond Washington and Stanley Tookie Williams III; the Crips are now a loosely connected network of individual sets. Through the years the gang has grown to be one of the largest and most powerful gangs in the United States‚ currently with over 30‚000 gang members. Members of the are known

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