It is claimed in the documentary Why We Bang about the Crips and the Bloods.
It mostly goes into gang culture, but also gives a short historical introduction in which the following is claimed:
- The FBI infiltrated the Black Panthers and effectively destroyed the party from within.
- Many former members set up new organizations. But these were without the political goals and discipline (gangs).
- The FBI introduced crack into the black neighborhoods.
- The FBI introduced automatic weapons into black neighborhoods (this is implied, not stated).