A raw 4-part series documenting how South Carolina gangs united to combat the Klu Klux Klan at the KKK rally in Columbia, SC. on July 18, 2015 when the Klan fought to defend the use of the Confederate Flag.
The producers of “South Carolina Drugwars” and “Colors, Bangin in South Carolina” bring you the first and only documentary about the infamous battle between Black Gangs and the KKK at the SC Statehouse.
Approximately 2,000 people were at the Statehouse at the peak of the two competing rallies according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. The department reported that five people were arrested after the KKK members showed up following what was initially a peaceful protest.
Arrests were for offenses included disorderly conduct, assault and breach of peace. The earlier rally included among others members of Black Lawyers for Justice and Black Educators for Justice, a Florida organization with links to the New Black Panther Party. It began with about 200 people gathered around a podium and responding to passionate speakers
The 4 part series takes viewers to the streets of South Carolina, and documents the KKK, Crips, Bloods, Gangster Disciples, Directors, Rappers, and the most dangerous areas of Columbia, SC. In fact, hundreds of people protested the demonstration as law enforcement tried to prevent violence between the opposing groups.
The episode breakdown is as follows:
Episode 1 (Welcome to Columbia): Cameras follow young rapper Lukane through his notoriously tough neighborhood.
Episode 2 (Gangs vs. the KKK): Cameras follow Blakk Jesus to the most dangerous Blood neighborhood in South Carolina History “Gonzales Gardens”. In 2007 and 2012, the Gangster Killer Bloods were indicted on over 134 charges. This was the biggest Street Gang indictment in South Carolina History.
Episode 3 (From Bangin to Movie Slangin): Cameras follow the Crips as they show off their cars around Columbia, SC.
Episode 4 (Who is PATx): Cameras follow young up and coming Rap sensation Patx.
The DVD-r version includes 20 minutes of raw footage from the clash of the citizens and gangs with the KKK
2019 / 66 minutes / Color / English / A film by Terry Davis (Proverbs, Why People Cheat)
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Watch the trailer