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Unread 03-01-2013, 06:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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KKK Teams Up With Memphis Crips... To Protest The KKK

Grape Street Crips Team With Klansmen To Protest KKK Rally [VIDEO] | Breaking News for Black America

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Taking “can’t we all just get along” to another level, members of the Grape Street Crips gang in Memphis have joined with members of Ku Klux Klan to protest a planned KKK rally in Memphis on March 30th, reports ABC24.com.
Protest organizer, Dajuan Horton, said that the purpose of the counter-protest is to meet racism with non-violence:

“The first thing I was thinking was the largest rally you’ve even seen and you’re telling us about it. You’re sending the first blow, we’re not throwing blows we’re going to dodge that one and hug you.”

After seeing a YouTube video of Horton outlining his vision of solidarity with the Ku Klux Klan, Bradley Jenkins, the Imperial Wizard for the United Klan of America, vowed to join his cause:

“We will stand resolute with the citizens of Memphis and this young man and anyone in town, no matter what color they be, because hate and racism has no place,” he said.

“This young man and the people of the community do not need to fear the Klan coming. People making accusations that thousands of Klansmen are coming to fill the streets of your town – that’s one little man speaking for many got
to stop,” he said. “Don’t be fooled. They’re fooling the media, everybody these folks saying they’re Klan, they’re not Klan.”
The KKK is teaming up with a black man in a counter-protest against racism. There's your Friday mindfvck!
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Re: KKK Teams Up With Memphis Crips... To Protest The KKK

I don't know what's more shocking...the KKK joining the Crips for a protest or the fact that there are actually Crips in Memphis.
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I don't know what's more shocking...the KKK joining the Crips for a protest or the fact that there are actually Crips in Memphis.

Especially Grape St. Crips... WTF?

Do they know where Grape St. is?

... I think my head just blew up.
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Re: KKK Teams Up With Memphis Crips... To Protest The KKK

that will be as productive as trying to start a fire with wet toiletpaper
and matches.
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I don't know what's more shocking...the KKK joining the Crips for a protest or the fact that there are actually Crips in Memphis.
Coast to coast mate.


This thread is indeed a friday mindf**k.
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Re: KKK Teams Up With Memphis Crips... To Protest The KKK

Ok... Weird. Not even sure what to say on this one.
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Especially Grape St. Crips... WTF?

Do they know where Grape St. is?

... I think my head just blew up.
Yeah, that shit is funny. Straight outta Covington Pike ... er, Compton. Yeah, that's it, Compton.
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Is this a report from The Onion, or The Drudge Report?
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Yeah, that shit is funny. Straight outta Covington Pike ... er, Compton. Yeah, that's it, Compton.
More like right outta Union.

Is Memphis just not "gangsta" enough to imagine there being Crips (and Bloods, and whoever else)? I lived on an island in North Carolina and there were Crips there. They're everywhere. They may not be huge in Memphis, but there are certain places you don't walk or drive down after dark, if at all.

The Vice Lords, the Crips, and the Bloods all have their southern headquarters in Memphis.

It ain't all about the music and booze on Beale.
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More like right outta Union.

Is Memphis just not "gangsta" enough to imagine there being Crips (and Bloods, and whoever else)? I lived on an island in North Carolina and there were Crips there. They're everywhere. They may not be huge in Memphis, but there are certain places you don't walk or drive down after dark, if at all.

The Vice Lords, the Crips, and the Bloods all have their southern headquarters in Memphis.

It ain't all about the music and booze on Beale.
The Crips are pretty much nationwide aren't they? They had them in Houston, although the Latin gangs were a lot more numerous.
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Re: KKK Teams Up With Memphis Crips... To Protest The KKK

I'm an optimistic person by nature, but I just can't help but think that cruel intentions are behind all of this...on both sides?
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The Crips are pretty much nationwide aren't they? They had them in Houston, although the Latin gangs were a lot more numerous.
Yeah, but I just find it funny when people assume that Memphis, or any urban area, wouldn't have gangs, especially ones like the Crips. I mean, the school my wife teaches at is in a little rural, po-dunk town, but it's basically an inner-city school. Parents moved to the town from Memphis and it brought teenagers who were already gang members and it's spreading out. Teacher's get death threats, students get raped, armed robbery, etc.

And if you walk in there you'll encounter 4 kids and at least 1 is involved in a gang.

And this is a sleepy little farm community of about 1500.
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More like right outta Union.

Is Memphis just not "gangsta" enough to imagine there being Crips (and Bloods, and whoever else)? I lived on an island in North Carolina and there were Crips there. They're everywhere. They may not be huge in Memphis, but there are certain places you don't walk or drive down after dark, if at all.

The Vice Lords, the Crips, and the Bloods all have their southern headquarters in Memphis.

It ain't all about the music and booze on Beale.
Oh, I know. It's just that Grape Street is a street in Los Angeles. Calling themselves Grape Street Crips is a form of totemic thinking.

In related news, the Minnesota Vikings don't actually sail longboats to their games, either.

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Yeah, but I just find it funny when people assume that Memphis, or any urban area, wouldn't have gangs, especially ones like the Crips.
Nowhere in my post did I say Memphis didn't have gangs.
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Oh, I know. It's just that Grape Street is a street in Los Angeles. Calling themselves Grape Street Crips is a form of totemic thinking.

In related news, the Minnesota Vikings don't actually sail longboats to their games, either.

Nowhere in my post did I say Memphis didn't have gangs.
I wasn't referring to you specifically about Memphis not having gangs. I was referring to a wide held belief of many people that Memphis is not gangland.

As far as geography goes the Minnesota Vikings suck.
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I wasn't referring to you specifically about Memphis not having gangs. I was referring to a wide held belief of many people that Memphis is not gangland.
It's cool, it read as if you were addressing me. But it'd be a rare idiot who thinks that a city of almost a million doesn't have gangs, I'd imagine.

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Hence their preference for jet airplanes and not sailing ships. Much faster to leave the frozen Hell that is Minnestan.
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It's cool, it read as if you were addressing me. But it'd be a rare idiot who thinks that a city of almost a million doesn't have gangs, I'd imagine.



Hence their preference for jet airplanes and not sailing ships. Much faster to leave the frozen Hell that is Minnestan.
It did read that way. My apologies. And idiots aren't all that rare.
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Maybe the KKK and the Crips will kill each other off. More gangland crap?
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Glad to see the hatred of hate can bring two hate groups together, to protest a hate group.
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Do the Klan or the Crips have an official position on topwrapping?
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