Gang formation in 1960s Los Angeles (Conflict Perspective (Inequality…
Gang formation in 1960s Los Angeles
Symbolic Interactionist Perspective
Symbolic interaction approach
Young black men starting clubs when rejected
Bloods and Crips in L.A.
Stories of Ron, Bird, and Kumasi
Black boys not allowed to join Boy Scouts
Whites isolating blacks
Blacks had less education = no career
Racism in the U.S.
Structural functionalist perspective
Where did you see this in the film?
Pictures of black-owned businesses
What did one of the men say that illustrated this aspect of society?
People were dressed in their Sunday best
Car factories open = blacks thriving
Car factories close = many blacks jobless