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Title: Bloods and Crips: Made in America
Grade Range: 11th-12th grade
Duration: 99 minutes

 

ABOUT THE MOVIE

Synopsis: South Los Angeles is home to two of America’s most infamous African-American gangs: the Crips and the Bloods. On these streets, more than 15,000 people have been murdered in an ongoing cycle of gang violence that continues unabated. In Blood & Crips: Made In America, documentarian Stacy Peralta blends gripping archival footage and photos with in-depth interviews of current and former gang members, historians, and experts, documenting the emergence and evolution of the Bloods and the Crips, but also offering insight as to how this ongoing tragedy might be resolved.

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