Compton is like the ocean. It's real pretty, but anytime anything can happen. The city has two major gang
factions : Southside Crips
(SSC) who reside around Alondra Boulevard and intersection Avalon
Blvd; And Piru Bloods
in the North East section of Compton, just
below Lynwood. Other sets include Leuders Park
Piru, Elm Lane Piru, Kelly Park
Crips, Compton Varrio
70's, Compton Varrio
Largos, and the Varrio
peaked at an all time high in 1994 with 90 homicides, making it the third most dangerous city per capita in the USA. Between the years 1985
to May 2006, there
have been 1397 murders in Compton, most of which are gang/drug related and involve young Black/Hispanic men between the 15-29 age bracket. A young Black male, is 25 times more likely
to die from
homicide compared to a White male of the same age living in the city. Despite popular misconceptions, the people of Compton are on the whole friendly and welcoming, and do not all deal drugs and gang bang which has been so cunningly potrayed in the bullshit corporate machine. Anytime
you come into Compton, you will immediately sense
and kinship amongst its people which you wouldn't find in a White gated community in some
out in the hills.
"Stop the Violence, Increase the Peace."
Gone but not Forgotten...
O.J.(1979 - 1996)
Lil Curb aka Kayon Williams.(1985
Marvin R. (1982 - 2005)