Crips call themselves “Blood Killas” and cross the letter “b” out or leave it off altogether.
Why are they called Bloods Crips?
The rivalry originated in the 1960s when Raymond Washington and other Crips attacked Sylvester Scott and Benson Owens, two students at Centennial High School in Compton, California. As a result, Scott formed the Piru street-gang, the first Bloods gang. Many of the non-Crip gangs used to call one another blood.
Why do Crips not use CK?
Crips: This street gang originally started in South Central Los Angeles in the 1960s. Crips do not use the letters “ck” as it denotes “Crip Killer” and substitute it for “cc” (as in “kicc” for “kick”). While traditionally African-American, todays Crip membership are multi-ethnic.
Why do Crips use the Star of David?
LOC commonly used by members of the Crips stands for “Love of Crip.” The six pointed star commonly referred to as the Star of David is used by the Crips. This was done by someone who does not like members of the “Crip” gang.