- Why are Crips called Crips?
- How did Crips get their color?
- Why are Bloods and Crips blue and red?
- What is the color for Crip?
- Do Crips say the letter B?
- What LOC stands for?
The “Crips” derive their name from “cripples,” which in turn derives from the “pimp canes” they carried as their badge and as a weapon with which to cripple anyone who messed with them. The original motivation was self-defense, but that, of course, changed with time.
One suggested origin of the selected color is traced to the school colors of Washington High School in South L.A. Another theory is the co-founder, Stanley Williams, had a good and close friend called “Buddha”, who wore blue shirts, khakis, shoes, and a blue bandana from his back left pocket.
Crips use the color blue while bloods use red. Although color coding is on decline to avoid gang injunction. Crips are an older set found in 1969 by Raymond Washington in South Central Los Angeles. Bloods was found in 1972 by a group of breakaway crips in Piru, Compton.
blueBloods wear red, Crips wear blue. There are thousands of gangs in the U.S. and most identify with one or more colors of every description.
Crips call themselves “Blood Killas” and cross the letter “b” out or leave it off altogether. Crips do not use the letters “ck” as it denotes “Crip Killer” and substitute it for “cc” (as in “kicc” for “kick”).
loss of consciousnessLOC, a medical acronym for loss of consciousness. Level of consciousness, a medical assessment of a patient’s presence or degree of altered level of consciousness.