Hoover held the power of secrets of the U.S government for nearly 50 years. Black activists stirred up a drive to fight in the ghettos but militant protest scared the United States government. Edgar Hoover called on the FBI to rid of the vanguard (black activists) and keep an eye on the black community in his two track system. In 1967 the FBI launched a counter-intelligence program that targeted civil rights movement leaders and black power activists. Under his counter intelligence program nicknamed the COINTELPRO operation, Hoover unlawfully manipulated and tracked many black leaders.
Olivia Baze CJ411 – N1 KGA: Timelines of Gangs in America Part I: Gang and Criminal Subculture Timeline: Gangs have existed long time ago starting in the early 1200 A.D where they were called “thugz” in India referring to a gang of criminals who roamed the country pillaging towns along the way. This subculture has mutated over the years into a criminal enterprise. From the beginning gangs were known for their reckless uninhibited persona and ideology. They took what they wanted, when they wanted and utilized fear, intimidation and membership as a basis for claiming territory, street or city as their own. But throughout the years there has been other description of the term gang where it comes from the word “gonge” a term that originally meant a journey but later referring to a “gonge” of sailors in the fifteenth century.
A rival party of the La Familia cartel, The Knights Templar, has split from La Familia a few years ago and we believe that this is a major cause of the violent attacks in Mexico.” One of the disturbing results of these gang wars is that the locals are desperately looking out for shelter which will eventually become a problem for the local government. In the end they are responsible for the living conditions of the people. But the remaining question is: who’s responsible for this? Last year one of the ruthless Mexican drug lords known as La Barbie was arrested in New York. This man has an American background so the people started to wonder where it all went wrong.
The Mexican mafia, also known as "La eMe", is known as the most largest and ruthless gangs in the United States. Formed in 1957, the Mexican mafia is primarily known for its violent acts toward any person who is assumed to have crossed them. Luis "huero buff" Flores is credited with being the founder of the Mexican mafia. Mexican Mafia did not get its name when it first came together, the gang members at the time called it "mexikanemi". When the Mexican mafia was first organized, it consisted of about a dozen inmates at a facility in Tracy, CA.
to the hatred of blacks shared by white and Hispanic prison gangs” (3). Rivalries include the Bloods, Crips, Nortenos, Black Guerrilla Family, Nuestra Familia, and the Los Angeles crime family. “Most research indicates that the skinhead groups are loosely organized…join together to commit violence against anyone they do not like or approve of” (Kinnear 15). Influences outside of prison are portrayed around the gangs “8 Keys” or “8 oaths” they each must adhere too. They include, but are not limited too, “I as a Nazi Low Rider, hear by swear…upon the throne of god almighty,…whatever is necessary to deliver our people from the Jew and bring total victory to the Nazi Low Riders,…let me bear witness to you, that if one of you should fall in battle,…that one of you should be taken prisoner,…that should an enemy agent hurt you,…let us be his battle axe and weapons of war.
The Aryan Brotherhood also operates in other states, such as the Arizona Aryan Brotherhood and the California Aryan Brotherhood, which do not get along between own gangs. The Mexican Mafia was originated in the late 1950’s in the California Department of Corrections. The Mexican Mafia was a street gang that worked its way in the prison system. The Mexican Mafia Consist of Mexican-Americans members and revolves around drug trafficking. The Black Guerrilla Family was founded in 1966 by a Black Panther member George Jackson and was originally know as the Black Family or Black Vanguard.
The original concept of the KKK was to be secret Fraternity Club. From 1867 onward, African-American participation in public life in the South became one of the most radical aspects of Reconstruction, as blacks won election to southern state governments and even to the U.S. Congress (Klu Klux Klan). After 1870, Republican state governments in the South turned to Congress for help, resulting in the passage of three Enforcement Acts, the strongest of which was the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871. The KKK later became a more violent and hostile to black Americans. The Klan was targeting black political leaders and other blacks due the Reconstruction.
Drug Trafficking in the United States Rhonda Stafford English 122 Lisa Clark October 09, 2011 The Disturbing Cartel Organization One of the most horrifying, violent, bloody events taking place in the world today is drug trafficking and the ruthless cartels, (a cartel is an alliance of business companies formed to control production, competition, and prices) that are behind this illegal business. Many of the drug cartels are related and have been in existence for many generations. The authorities are making every effort in an attempt to stop this disturbing distribution of drugs, although the drug cartels are ferociously and aggressively fighting back. This is making the progress to stop drug trafficking into the United States
you greaser!” In society’s view Los Angeles police department is thought to be bias against blacks, Mexicans, and Hispanics. They are known to beat civilians other than whites, after a crime, and use the excuse they were resisting arrest. Many suits have been filed against the Los Angeles Police Department, Not many won. Los Angeles is a very racial area of our country. The gangs of L.A. kill each other everyday and run the streets.
Blooded In, but Never Blooded Out Crippin’ Crips How the Crips First Started In Los Angeles Raymond Washington initially called the gang, “Baby Avenues.” His Goal was to carry out activities like the Black Panthers. Cofounder Stanely Tookie Williams started his own “West-Side Crips” Plan to recreate Blank Panther, “Social change” went astray because of hatred from others, and obsession with protecting himself. By 1971 well known and spread across Los Angeles, Began to terrorize other gangs to show dominance This is when gangs revolutionized from respect OGs to modern day “chumps” Began to wear blue as emblem. (RULES) Piru Street Boys, Bloods Powerful Gang in Compton, CA. Created in 1971 as Piru Street Boys, for short while Piru St. Crips.