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African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
The Asian Boyz, also known as ABZ or AB-26, are a street gang based in Southern California.
The Ñeta Association (Asociación Pro-Derechos del Confinado, Asociación Ñeta, or simply Ñeta in Spanish language) is the name of a gang that began in the Puerto Rico prison system and spread to the United States.
A backronym, or bacronym, is a constructed phrase that purports to be the source of a word that is an acronym.
Bastards of the Party is a 2005 documentary film produced by Alex Demyanenko and directed by former Bloods gang-member Cle Sloan.
The Black Guerilla Family, or BGF (also known as the Black Family or the Black Vanguard) is an African-American prison and street gang founded in 1966 by George Jackson, George “Big Jake” Lewis, and W.L. Nolen while they were incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California.
The Black Mafia Family (BMF) is a drug trafficking organization originally based in Detroit, MI, that was founded in the late 1980s by brothers Demetrius and Terry Flenory.
Black nationalism is a type of nationalism which espouses the belief that black people are a nation and seeks to develop and maintain a black identity.
The Black Panther Party or the BPP (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense) was a political organization founded by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in October 1966.
The Black Power movement was a political movement that intended to achieve Black Power.
The Bloods, also known as (OBF) Original Blood Family, are a primarily African-American street gang founded in Los Angeles, California.
Centennial High School is a public high school in Compton, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles.
Crack cocaine, also known simply as crack, is a free base form of cocaine that can be smoked.
Crime in Los Angeles has varied throughout time, reaching a peak between the 1970s and 1990s.
The Crip Walk, also known as the C-Walk, is a dance move that originated in the early 1970s by Crip gang members from the South Central Los Angeles area, and has since spread worldwide.
The D.C. Blacks is an African-American prison gang in the United States whose members are from Washington D.C..
Extortion (also called shakedown, outwrestling and exaction) is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from an individual or institution, through coercion.
The Folk Nation (also known as Folk) is an alliance of American street gangs originating from the Chicago area, in 1978.
A gang is a group of associates, friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over territory in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior.
The Gangster Disciples are a Community Organization which was formed on the South-side of Chicago in the late 1960s, by Larry Hoover, leader of the High Life Supreme Gangsters, and David Barksdale, leader of the Black Disciples.
Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.
Hood 2 Hood: The Blockumentary is a straight-to-DVD documentary about the subculture of inner-city street gangs in American neighborhoods, released in 2005.
Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record executive, record producer, and author.
Juggalo (or Juggalette for females) is a name given to dedicated fans of the rap group Insane Clown Posse or any other Psychopathic Records artist.
La Raza is a street gang founded in Chicago in 1973.
LA Weekly is a free weekly alternative newspaper in Los Angeles, California.
The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN, ALKN, LKN) is the oldest and largest Hispanic and Latino street gang worldwide.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the police department of Los Angeles.
Norteños (Spanish: meaning Northerners; Norteñas for females) are the various, loosely affiliated street gangs that pay tribute to Nuestra Familia while in U.S. federal and state correctional facilities.
People Nation is an alliance of street gangs generally associated with the Chicago area.
The Pirus, also known as Piru Street Family and Avenue Piru Gangsters (APG), are a Los Angeles street gang alliance based in Compton, and also present in the cities of Carson, Hawthorne, Houston, San Diego, Fresno, Santa Barbara and Watts.
Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.
A racket is a planned or organized criminal act, usually in which the criminal act is a form of business or a way to earn illegal or extorted money regularly or briefly but repeatedly.
Raymond Lee Washington (August 14, 1953 – August 9, 1979) was an American gangster, known as the founder of the Crips gang in Los Angeles, California.
A Scout (in some countries a Boy Scout, Girl Scout or Pathfinder) is a child, usually 10–18 years of age, participating in the worldwide Scouting movement.
South Los Angeles is a region in southern Los Angeles County, California lying to south of downtown Los Angeles, California.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
Stanley "Tookie" Williams III (December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005) was an American gangster, known as one of the original founders and leaders of the Crips gang in Los Angeles, California.
Sureños (Spanish: Southerners), Sur 13 or Sureños X3 are groups of loosely affiliated gangs that pay tribute to the Mexican Mafia while in U.S. state and federal correctional facilities.
Swahili, also known as Kiswahili (translation: coast language), is a Bantu language and the first language of the Swahili people.
Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.
The Tiny Rascal Gang, also known as TRG or Rascals for short, is a gang based in California.
United Blood Nation, also known as the East Coast Bloods, is a gang, active primarily in the New York metropolitan area.
The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.
Watts is a neighborhood in southern Los Angeles, California.
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