Los Angeles Gang Members, 1992

Venice Beach, CA, rival gangs the Bloods and the Crips, agree to make a peace treaty. The initiator and “god-father” is Daude Sherril (center) with the ex football player and actor, Jim Brown. On the left, a member of Bloods and on the right, a member of Crips. Photographs by Abbas.

Above, members of the Bloods photographed in a part of LA controlled by the Crips.

A member of the Crips.

A member of the Jawbone gang.

Tattoo of a Crip.

Downtown LA.