Bastard of the Party Essay

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Bastards of the Party

The Bastards of the Party documentary was based upon the Crips and the Bloods who are the bastard offspring of the political parties such as the 1960’s. The Great Migration occurred upon African-American migrating from the south in order to escape racism and prejudice in the south as well as to seek industrial jobs. There was a train that would stop through every town but blacks could only depart at Central Avenue. We as blacks were limited to certain neighborhoods and places we could live and go for entertainment.
The 1960’s or 1970’s is when gangs were originated. Gangs became a formation of protection against racial crimes being committed by whites. There were quite a few popular gangs such as the Slausons,
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January 17, 1969 John and Pratt the minister had being killed during a visit at the UCLA campus. John was the leader of the Black Panthers who made such a difference.
The 1970’s movement of the youth revolution took place and everything change from clothing to individuality along with the entertainment such as movies. Superfly was the number one hit film. They began selling images which people took as the right way to live. They were using this to exploit blacks. There were three black strong males name Stanley, Jamel and Raymond who were a part of the cribs. Power equals violence and there’s no leadership it loses its value. The lack of knowledge will lead you down the wrong path of destruction.
Blood and the Crips gang was a rebirth of the Black Panthers. In 1972, there were many killings among the blacks. They changed Revolutionary to Reform which changed the direction of energy. The gangs began to measure who was gone to exist and who was not. The media began to promote the Crips in the worst way. During funerals the gangs would terrorize the whole funeral. Poverty pimps is those who collect money from pretending they were creating programs to curb gangs. In the mid 1970’s jobs began to disappear. 14 of the biggest factories shut down and relocated. Young black men were torn from work opportunities.
In the 1980’s there were slang and banging going on in the community. Neighborhoods became rich and they could do anything they wanted to. Drug business was a mass