Becoming a gang member isn’t easy. And most gangsters are forced into the gang life because of poverty and a troublesome situation at home. They take to the streets to find a new family and find it in the older guys wearing colors that identify them as part of something bigger.
VICE followed JT, a youngster trying to become a member of the Crips in Brooklyn. The film crew finds out what it took for the wannabe gangster to get this far and why he’s willing to become an official Crip.
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