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What It's Like to Go Through a Gang Initiation

VICE followed a young prospect in Brooklyn looking to join the Crips to see what it takes to make it in.
VICE Staff
3.26.19
Inside Outsider

An Interview With the Guy Who Founded the Crips in Australia

Just out of prison, Tū​ sat down to share his story.
Mahmood Fazal
4.12.17
News

Is #100Days100Nights Just a Threatening Hashtag or a Full-Blown LA Gang War?

A spate of shootings in South LA since the emergence of the social media slogan—which refers to alleged plans by rival gangs to see who can rack up 100 kills first—has residents on edge.
Seth Ferranti
7.31.15
Stuff

​A New Generation Black Panther Talks About Baltimore and Black America

We spoke with General T.A.C.O. (which stands for "Taking All Capitalists Out") about Freddie Gray, gang truces, and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Bill Kilby
5.11.15
News

Is Portland's Gang Problem Getting Worse?

The cops may not be at war with Portland gangs, but there is some kind of war going on.
Santi Elijah Holley
3.23.15
News

Why Does the NYPD Think Dance Teams Are Street Gangs?

New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
Sonja Sharp
2.19.15
News

​Why California Parolees Are Sending Themselves Back to Jail

Drug smuggling is su​rging at many California county jails thanks in part to gang members getting pinched on purpose for minor offenses so they can take part in the lucrative contraband trade.
Seth Ferranti
12.10.14
VICE Premiere

LNDN DRGS's Music Video for "Uza Trikk"

At first blush, "Uza Trikk" looks like your typical rap video. But behind the music is a legion of Bloods flooding a Crips neighborhood in LA, a cameo by Freeway Rick Ross, and the fact that Jay Worthy—one half of LNDN DRGS—is Claire Boucher’s older...
Lauren Schwartzberg
7.2.14
VICE News

Triple Hate

'Triple Hate' is a four-part documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history. In part two, we hear from Confederate enthusiasts and a Ulysses S. Grant...
Rocco Castoro
5.23.13
VICE News

Triple Hate

'Triple Hate' is a four-part documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history. It will be airing every day this week, only on VICE.com.
VICE Staff
5.21.13
VICE News

Triple Hate - Trailer

'Triple Hate' is a documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history. Part one premieres Tuesday, May 21, on VICE.com.
Rocco Castoro
5.15.13
The World Hates You Issue

The Wizard of the Saddle Rides Again

In the middle of a park in Memphis, Tennessee, stands a statue of Confederate Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest, one of the most infamous and powerful racists in American history. When the Memphis City Council changed the name of Forrest Park...
Rocco Castoro
5.15.13
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