Why are the Bloods and the Crips fighting?
Rivalry with Bloods The Bloods initially formed to provide members protection from the Crips. The rivalry started in the 1960s when Washington and other Crip members attacked Sylvester Scott and Benson Owens, two students at Centennial High School.
Is there still a war between Bloods and Crips?
For 30 years two rival Los Angeles gangs, the Bloods and the Crips, had fought a deadly turf war in which hundreds died. However the peace deal did not hold and gang violence between the two groups is still a problem in Los Angeles.