Cle Shiheed Sloan is an actor, filmmaker and inner city anti-violence activist. As a filmmaker, he is best known for directing and producing the award-winning documentary feature film BASTARDS OF THE PARTY, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2005; distributed by HBO in 2007.

The film examines five decades of gang violence in Southern California; the title refers to the notorious Los Angeles street gangs, the Crips and the Bloods, the so-called bastard children of the radical 1960s Black Panther Party.

Sloan made his acting debut in TRAINING DAY and most notably served as a creative and technical consultant during that production. He contributed towards the authenticity needed by director Antoine Fuqua; most notably the character development that earned Denzel Washington the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2002.

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Bastards of the Party

Bastards of the Party explores the creation of two of Los Angeles’s most notorious gangs, the Crips and the Bloods, from the perspective of the Los Angeles community. The film also denounces gang violence and presents meaningful solutions from former gang-members to stop this problem.

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Cle Sloan on The Nightly Show

Cle “Bone” Sloan was recently mentioned on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show.

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