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The Crips: Past and Present

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The Crips: Past and Present

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The Crips: Past and Present

The Crips: Past and Present

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Stanley Tookie Williams, co-founder of the Crips gang, is scheduled to be executed Dec. 13. Alex Alonso, a social geographer specializing in crime and an expert witness on gang and crime cases in Los Angeles, talks about the history of the Crips and what they are like today. Alonso is also the creator of streetgangs.com and maps of gang activity in Los Angeles.