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What's the meaning of the two scarves during the riot in Straight Outta Compton?

Around 3/4 in the movie Straight Outta Compton during the riots, two people are holding two scarves, one red and one blue, knit together and walking towards the police. Like so: Closeup: What's ...
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Straight Outta Compton - claims of police abuse

I recently saw the film Straight Outta Compton (2015) and found the scenes of police encounters disturbing. Conflict between NWA, the Compton community and the police was a constant undercurrent in ...