Gang philosophy refers to hat a particular gang strongly holds onto as the driving factor to its activities. This is the reason for existence of the group thus is a pillar of following from the embers of the group. Each member commits to what the gang upholds as its philosophy. The philosophy is coined from several ambitions such as expression of anger towards certain policies or people, the need to control something or obtain power over a certain region or even the need to impose themselves as the ultimate depiction of human power through acts of physical violence. As for the Crips and neo-Nazis, their ultimate philosophy is hate towards each other as a result of difference in color.
Crips is a gang that was formed composing of African American youths. Their origin was Los Angeles butt later spread to other parts to become regional and global phenomena. The formation of the gang was initially as a retaliation of hate directed towards them by the white population. They wanted to impose themselves as powerful and violent towards any unwanted action directed towards them. In the course of their activities, they engage in drug dealing, violent crimes and other unlawful activities in a bid to obtain an income to support their livelihoods and other gang related activities1.
The neo-Nazis philosophy is based on hate towards the blacks who they deem inferior to them. Therefore, every one of their activities is structured to demoralize or belittle the Crips. The reason why the neo-Nazis hate towards African Americans soared is because they believed that they deserve to be prioritized in any case as they are the superior in every aspect because they are white. Like the case in the film, History X, Derek is a neo-Nazi in the first place and their main agenda is to express their superiority by roughing up the African