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Topic: Black Gangster Disciples

  Gangster Disciples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Symbols used by the Gangster Disciples include a six pointed star (Star of David) in remembrance to its founder King David, (there is no connection to the Jewish symbol) the 'Devil's pitchfork' (pointed upward, to display it upside-down is an insult), and a heart with wings, horns and a tail.
The Black Disciples were separate, and the Gangs that joined the Black Disciple Alliance had their independence, similar to the Supreme Gangsters and the gangs that joined the Gangster Nation in the 60s.
Because of their past relations with the BGDs the Black Disciples joined Folk so did the newly formed Black Gangsters that were a break away gang that used to be part of the BGD prior to 1978.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gangster_Disciples   (1757 words)

 Black Gangster Disciples - Rap Dictionary
Black Gangster Disciples AKA Dan Beynon, but it could also meen: The Black Geangster Disciple Nation was formed on the South-side of Chicago in the late 1960s, by David Barksdale, leader of the Gonzanto Disciples, and Larry Hoover, leader of the Supreme Gangsters.
Tattoos utilized by the BGD include: a devils tail; a top hat with a staff the top of the staff has a pitch fork with the numbers three, six, zero, and at the bottom is an upside down cross.
Gangster Disciples began blanketing the city of Chicago attempting to register voters from the inner city.
www.rapdict.org /Black_Gangster_Disciples   (477 words)

 Black Gangster Disiciples
The Black Gangster Disciple Nation was formed on the South-side of Chicago in the late 1960s, by David Barksdale, leader of the Gonzanto Disciples, and Larry Hoover, leader of the Supreme Disciples.
The Black Disciples have remained relatively small in numbers, and have not branched out like the BGDs.The BGDs use the six-pointed star, (the "Star of David") as their symbol, which represents life, loyalty, understanding, knowledge, wisdom, and love.
The BDG is one of the country's largest criminal organizations.In the mid-1990s a federal task force was formed to investigate the BGD involvement in several murders and drug sales.
www.knowgangs.com /gang_resources/black_gangster_disciples/bgd_001.htm   (435 words)

 Urban Dictionary: BGD
BLACK GANGSTER DISCIPLE - A Chicago based street gang, founded in the late 60, early 70s many experts feel that they are the for-runner to the Crips.
Black Gangster Disciple, a chicago based gang belonging to the folks nation.
Their colors are fl and blue, all gang identifiers and symbols are worn to the right of the body.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=BGD   (424 words)

 Black Guerrilla Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Black street gangs are often utilized by the BGF and their members are heavily recruited into the BGF.
Black street gang members are often recruited into the BGF upon imprisonment.
The BGF is not readily recognizable in the Florida Department of Corrections; however the history of the group and documented acts of violence in other jurisdictions warrants their certification as a Security Threat Group.
gangsta411.com /blackguerrillafamily.htm   (233 words)

These are the die-hard gangsters, who thrive on the gang's lifestyle and will always seek the gang's companionship.
Black and white beads mean your a Chief or retired.
Black is for Black Gangster Disciples and Young Guns.
www.geocities.com /Athens/4111/nogangs.html   (1572 words)

He argues that it was cumulative to Fannie Branch's testimony that the Gangster Disciples and Black Disciples did not "get along," that the 3542-44 building was controlled by the Gangster Disciples and Salter told her that the treaty between the Gangster Disciples and Black Disciples had been broken and there was a war.
We find Bloore's testimony regarding the structure of the Gangster Disciples to be relevant because, in his court-reported statement, defendant said there was a meeting of the "board" earlier on July 12, 1996, and that he was told there was going to be a "war" between the Gangster Disciples and Black Disciples.
Here, defendant knew that the Gangster Disciples "board" had met hours before the shooting and there was going to be a "war." He was also present when Salter told the members of the gang that he was going to kill somebody.
www.state.il.us /court/Opinions/AppellateCourt/2001/1stDistrict/July/Html/1982123.htm   (7072 words)

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Weathers was a member of the Gangster Disciples, but Clemons was a stranger to him at the time.
Davenport stated that the hat was cocked to the right, falsely signifying membership in the Gangster Disciples, which is a rival of the Black P©Stone Nation.
While the structure of the Gangster Disciples was relevant to the State's theory of motive, testimony regarding gang rivalries, tattoos and drug sales was not relevant.
www.state.il.us /court/OPINIONS/AppellateCourt/1998/1stDistrict/October/WP/1972421.doc   (4430 words)

 The Free Press -- Independent News Media
When fl orators like Florence spoke of unity in the yard but coupled this with blasts against “The Man” or “Whitey,” white inmates seemed to be cheering with the rest.
Suppose many decisionmakers were fl, competition between the races was not objectively demanded, and the numbers of minorities and whites were approximately equal.
During the uprising, fl and white prisoners alike demanded that the policy of forced integrated celling should be rescinded.
www.freepress.org /journal.php?strFunc=display&strID=262&strJournal=29   (1954 words)

 Lake County, IL Juvenile Justice -- Gangs
Black P Stone Nation - Their colors are red and fl, and their symbol are a crescent moon and a pyramid.
Gangster Disciples - Their colors are blue and fl, and their symbols include a 6 pointed star or pitchfork.
Brothers of the Struggle: Black Gangster Disciples - Their colors are fl and blue, and their symbol is the 6 pointed star and pitchfork.
www.19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us /juveniles/gangs.htm   (1480 words)

 Talk:Black Gangster Disciples - Rap Dictionary
The BGD's "all over the country" are not recognized by the BD's or GD's of Chicago.
The 'task force' stuff in the 1990's was against the GD's (led by Larry Hoover), not any BGD's (which didn't exist in Chicago in the 90's).
And GD colors are Black and Blue (not gray or white).
www.rapdict.org /Talk:Black_Gangster_Disciples   (86 words)

 Chicago Based Gangs -- Gang and Security Threat Group Awareness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The perceived success of Fort's Black P-Stone Nation resulted in the formation of many other street gangs, that claimed to be politically and socially motivated.
Two very influential gangs, the Black Disciples, led by David Barksdale, and the Gangster Disciples, led by Larry Hoover, followed Fort's example and unified their gangs to form the Black Gangster Disciple Nation.
Throughout the 1970's, the Black P-Stone Nation and Black Gangster Disciple Nation controlled the Chicago drug trade and became bitter rivals expressing their anger by creating the bloodiest gang war in Chicago's history.
www.dc.state.fl.us /pub/gangs/Chicago.html   (566 words)

 Signs point to city gangs County task force sees local ties to national organizations: 5/ 13/ 2004
Symbols of the Gangster Disciples and their cousins the Black Gangster Disciples -- the upturned pitchfork -- can be found on the walls of buildings along southern Acushnet Avenue.
Local gang members of the South First Street gang in the city were blessed by the Gangster Disciples several years ago, while the Monte's Park gang affiliation with the Folk Nation appears to have been solidified through blessing 18 months to two years ago, say investigators.
Earlier this year, more than two dozen Gangster Disciples in the Chicago area were charged federally with running an international cocaine ring that smuggled drugs using baby formula bottles.
www.southcoasttoday.com /daily/05-04/05-13-04/a01lo262.htm   (1049 words)

In the auspices of a U.S. penal institution, all felons, fl and white alike, are equal before the law.
The fact that fl law breakers are imprisoned in our nation's federal prisons at a rate that is three times their representation in the total U.S. population has widespread implications.
We must remember that, from the standpoint of the gangsters involved, self-perception of the "positive" and/or "negative" aspects of prison servitude is subjective.
gangstersinc.tripod.com /ShoApr0505.html   (4270 words)

 History and Currents: People and Folk Nations
Hoover named his half the Black Gangster Disciples (BGD), and Shorty remained true to his name with just Black Gangsters; soon, they too were incarcerated and left to rule their empires from the 'inside'.
Behind bars smaller miscellaneous gang structures formed alliances with the dominant Black Gangster Disciple Nation who in turn for "protection and comfort" disseminated and required submission to a set of rules titled, Follow and Obey all Laws the King Sets, or F.O.L.K.S. which later became the Folks Nation.
This statement was in regards to those doubting the validity of BGD gang 'reform' goals initiated by political arms such as 21st Century VOTE.
members.tripod.com /~trusaorg/entrap/streetganghistory.html   (865 words)

 Welcome to When Violence Erupts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
One of the first to emerge was the Black P-Stone Rangers in the 1960’s, headed by Jeff Fort.
The Rangers and BGD became bitter rivals in their attempts to control the drug trade in Chicago.
Gangs aligned with the Black Gangster Disciple Nation became known as the Folk Nation.
violence.emszone.com /survival_tips_show.cfm?messageid=708   (438 words)

Juvenile probation officer Michael Martinez testified that he was familiar with the Black Gangster Disciples and that its reputation, along with the Insane Satan Disciples and Maniac Latin Disciples, was one of extreme violence, and that they are involved in drug-trafficking, weapons and extortion.
Arsenio Reyes testified that he was robbed at gunpoint by two fl males as he was pulling up in his Mercedes at a hotel: “They said, that this is a holdup and give me your wallet and don’t look at me. And they covered their face with their elbow.” (Vol.
The prosecution argued that Foster’s affiliation with the Black Gangster Disciples and his involvement in the Santana shooting was proof that Foster would always be a danger to society.
www.todesstrafe-usa.de /foster/english/fed_writ9.htm   (1886 words)

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For example, the Black Disciples, and Black Gangster Disciples were once the same organization, so it was naturally an easy formation to become part of same "Family" (see their respected gang pages in the Gangs section).
The Gangster Disciples provide the best example of several sets of individuals, who are claiming to belong to the Gangster Disciples "Nation", but frequently fight amongst other members of the same gang.
Members of the Cabini-Green Gangster Disciples loyal to the Governor waged nightly shootouts with the break away group, thus initiating what could be referred to as a Civil War within the gang.
www.xanga.com /ChiTownMobster/411758981/item.html   (1922 words)

 Str8 Crippin :: C's up Cuzz
The Devil Disciples were about 10,000 strong.The Supreme Gangstes and the Devil Disciples then decided to become one to take on the Black Peace Stones.This formed the Black Gangster Disciple Nation, led by David Barksdale and Larry Hoover.
Jerome "Shorty" Freeman then formed the Black Disciples.Dropping the "Gangster" from the title, to show his hate for Hoover and his SG's.A former BGD member of the BGDN names Boonie Black also dropped the BGDN and went his own way to form the Black Gangster Nation.
The Imperial Gangsters are a violent street gang and won't hesitate to engage in shootings to defend their turf.
www.freewebs.com /topic62/folknation.htm   (2942 words)

 RACE TRAITOR | Black and White and Dead All Over: Part II
Whites and fls have united to protest the abuses of the SOCF staff and administration.
Skatzes joined because he perceived whites to be a minority at Lucasville: a majority of the inmates were fl, the warden and deputy warden were fl, and the head of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction was fl.
He went up to the group of fl inmates and said, "This ain't no time for you to call me a honky, or me to call you a nigger." Then he approached the whites, who were sitting in the bleachers.
racetraitor.org /lucasville2.html   (1568 words)

 Top Mid-Columbia stories for Feb. 14, 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Several of the 15 people who appeared Wednesday in federal court on charges of distributing crack cocaine have told police they are members of The Black Gangster Disciples, which is believed to have begun operating in Pasco in 1991.
"The Black Gangster Disciples are known to collectively plan violent crimes then provide refuge for the crime suspect from law enforcement after the crime has been committed," according to court documents.
"The Black Gangster Disciples claim Kurtzman Park in Pasco as being their 'turf' and have threatened nongang citizens in the area of Kurtzman Park, stating this area belongs to the 'BGD.' This gang is a violent gang involved in narcotics sales and is a serious threat to the community of Pasco," the documents state
www.tri-cityherald.com /news/oldnews/1997/0214.html   (3254 words)

 Black Gangster Disciples
The Black Gangster Disciples are originally a Chicago gang.
The Black Gangster Disciples came from two different organizations that combined forces, the Black Disciples and the Gangster Disciples.
After Barksdale’s death in 1974 a struggle for power between Hoover and Jerome "King Shorty" Freeman, caused the BGDN to break up in the early 1980s, and back to the Gangster Disciples, Black Disciples, and Black Gangsters, aka "Triple L’s or New Breed" were "Boonie" Black’s group that stood for "Love, Life, and Loyalty".
www.angelfire.com /theforce/gps0/BGD.html   (387 words)

This happens to be the case with the Black Disciples and Gangster Disciples street gangs.
The Devils Disciples main enemy at the time was the Blackstone Rangers, who in the mid-1960's aligned several southside street gangs to become the Almighty Black P. Stone Ranger Nation.
The Black Disciples and Black Stone Rangers street gang would go on to fight one of the city's bloodiest and most well documented gang wars for control of the South Side.
www.freewebs.com /blackdisciple   (854 words)

 Black Gangster Disciples
The Blackstone Rangers and the Black Disciple Nation were vying to bring the Gangsters in as part of their respective organizations.
The Gangsters swelled from Ashland and Halsted on the west to Cottage Grove on the east.
The Black Gangster Disciples were given a security contract for Wilson Junior College, located on 70th and Stewart Streets in the Englewood district.
gangresearch.net /ChicagoGangs/BGD/bgdnhistory.html   (1797 words)

 Congressman Mark Steven Kirk - 10th District of Illinois
Participants learned about the latest tattoos, colors and symbols of gangs like the Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings and the Vice Lords to help parents, teachers, pastors and suburban police recognize warning signs.
Kirk highlighted the work of the ATF, who identified the Black Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings, Maniac Latin Disciples and Vice Lords as the top drug gangs now in the northern suburbs.
Rodriguez joined the Latin Disciples when he was 15 after his best friend promised the gang would protect him.
www.house.gov /apps/list/press/il10_kirk/gangs.html   (843 words)

 US gang graffiti in Iraq - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
American gang graffiti constitutes one the first cultural (albeit criminal) products to be exported to Iraq by the US military.
Among the largest American street gangs represented in Iraq are the Gangster Disciples, Black Disciples, Latin Kings, Vice Lords, and Black P. Stones, which originated in some of Chicago's most violent and impoverished neighborhoods.
There are also reports of Aryan Nations gang graffiti in Iraq.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_gang_graffiti_in_Iraq   (229 words)

 Inside the Black Gangster Disciple Nation Crack Cocaine Gang-Corporation : tdaxp
One might note that if the Black Gangster Disciple Nation is typical of corporate-style crime, John Robb's suggestions are dangerously wrong.
The Black Gangster Disciple Nation can be compared to the tribal enemies our SysAdmin will face, and that we are now facing in Iraq.
Hoover has resquested that we drop the Bs (fl) and the Is (Insane) because we are no longer only fl, and to be insane is to be mentally dead.
www.tdaxp.com /archive/2005/11/30/inside-the-black-gangster-disciple-nation-crack-cocaine-gang.html   (3005 words)

 Speaking Out from the Inside: The 1993 Lucasville Prison Uprising : November 2004 : Peacework
Muslims, Aryan Brotherhood members, and Black Gangster Disciples traveled in different routes on the prison yard and for many years interaction was minimal.
Racial prejudice is a major factor in determining process and end results across the spectrum, ranging from the initial arrest to the eventual release from custody.
It must be said that the only fl residents in Lucasville are in chains and though both white and fl have been assaulted by guards, only African-American prisoners have been dying as a result of such beatings.
www.afsc.org /pwork/0411/041116.htm   (1061 words)

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Examining the historical issues surrounding the effectiveness of the federal prosecution of the Gangster Disciple's gang means focusing on an interesting aspect of the criminal justice system (CJS) to examine this issue of prosecutorial impact or effectiveness.
But when it comes to federal prosecution of gangs like the now famous prosecution of the Gangster Disciples in Chicago, in which 39 of the top leaders including Larry Hoover were convicted, we generally do not have a "follow-up study" that is built into the prosecutorial function.
This alliance of Black gangs arose in the aftermath of the sniper killing of a child in Cabrini-Green and the public uproar it caused.
www.ngcrc.com /ngcrc/page14.htm   (14966 words)

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