• The Constitution and Literature of the Gangster Disciple Street Gang(Use for Research)
    Prayers The 6 point Star is made up of two pyrmids the one faceing up is 13 bricks for the original 13 Founders The one up side down is 21 bricks for the down fall of Jeff Ford an the Main 21 "F.O.L.K.S" THROUGH THE YEARS A NATION HAS ROSE ABOVE THE REST. A NATION OF FOLKS THAT HAVE BE
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  • Gangster Disciple Symbols
    The major symbol Gangster Disciples make use of is the six-pointed star (similar to the Star of David) The fact that this star is known as the Star of David pays homage to co-founder David Barksdale, and the six points are said to represent Life, Love, Loyalty, Wisdom, Knowledge and Understanding. T
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  • Gangsta Disciple History
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  • Prison Impact on the Gangster Disciples
    The GANGSTER DISCIPLES: A Gang Profile by George W. Knox, Director, NGCRC Copyright, 2001, NGCRC, Chicago, IL. (COPYRIGHT PROTECTED DOCUMENT: DO NOT USE WITHOUT THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE NATIONAL GANG CRIME RESEARCH CENTER) © Copyright 2008, Chicago, IL, National Gang Crime Research Cent
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  • Black Disciple
    The gang's genesis dates to 1960, with a South Side gang called the Devil's Disciples had become sufficiently large to warrant being given an outreach worker by the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago Youth Services (source: Chicago Historical Society). The Devil's Disciples were mostly male Afr
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  • Analysis of Gangster Movies
    Final Paper Option #2: Three "Larger-Than-Life" Gangsters Gangster movies have always appealed to a large public crowd through its central theme of its characters being "larger-than-life. Their interactions, demeanors, and even appearances attracted those who wished to live the dangerous yet lux
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  • Gangster Disciples
    The organization of the Gangster Disciples and their battle plans were created by Gangster Disciple's chief, Larry King Hoover. They modeled this after Chicago's Italian Mafia, the top-down organization has always strived for discipline, respect, and to respect the hierarchy. At the top is the c
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  • What Does a Study of St. Mark's Gospel Tell Us About What It Means to Be a Christian Disciple?
    A disciple is a person who follows and loves Jesus and helps to spread the teachings of what Jesus taught. They are a member of the new community, and they become more and more like Jesus through a life of faith and obedience. Jesus taught that the life of a disciple must be like his own, which is a
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  • Cost of a Disciple
    So lately I have been spending a lot of my time wondering about salvation. What it really means to be a christian, what the price is to follow God, if there even is one...here me out and tell me what you think.. For months this has been a real struggle with me, I look at the way I live my life and
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  • American Gangster
    INTRODUCTION American Gangster tells a story about how the emerge of drug traffic and trade was in the streets of Harlem, New York. Denzel Washington plays real life gangster- Frank Lucas back in the 70s that was originally from North Carolina. Lucas moves to Harlem and is apprenticed under a n
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  • Scarface vs. American Gangster
    When considering candidates for all time greatest gangster movies, one wouldn’t forget to mention such classics as Goodfellas, the Godfather, Reservoir Dogs, and Pulp Fiction. Some may even consider Tony Montana of Scarface to be the hardest, roughest gangster to ever appear on the movie screen. B
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  • American Gangster: the Film
    The American Gangster The strike force banged on the door. “This is the police! Open up! We have a search warrant.” That was the beginning of the end of Frank Lucas, also known as “Superfly”, a name he gave himself. Frank Lucas was born September 9, 1930 in North Carolina. He moved to Har
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  • Frank Lucas; American Gangster
    Frank Lucas; American Gangster What is the one thing every person, white or black, rich or poor, American or Hispanic, wants to have plenty of in their possession? If it’s green, flimsy paper with different values on the front then money is the answer. Whether it’s 19th Century, 20th Century,
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  • American Gangster Film Review by Steven Zaillian
    A Film Review November 27, 2007 Title: American Gangster Genre: Gangster Writer: Steven Zaillian Director: Ridley Scott Date and Place of performance: November 21, 2007 at my house On November 21, 2007, I was home for break and watched an interesting-historical film titled American Ga
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  • High Sierra: a Reflection of the Dying Gangster Era
    14 October, 2010 High Sierra: A Reflection of the Dying Gangster Era High Sierra, starring Humphrey Bogart as Roy “Mad Dog” Earl and Ida Lupino as Marie, is a classic gangster movie that is known for being Bogart’s first big movie, which is why Lupino’s name comes before his on the masthe
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  • Gangster of Love
    For the solo novel I read The Gangster of Love by Jessica Hagedorn. I chose the book because I read Dogeaters for the group novel and I really liked Hagedorn’s style of storytelling also, it sounded interesting from the group presentation. The Gangster of love is a coming of age story told in the
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  • Unexpected Disciple
    Unexpected Disciple An Analysis of Walker’s “Everyday Use” The short story “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker shows us how a not unusual American household attempts to keep the family heritage flowing. Walker exposes a mother (Mama), her two daughters (Dee and Maggie) and a tradition that
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  • The Gangster American Dream
    The Gangster American Dream The Great Depression created great financial hardships all around the United States. Along with a poor economy, prohibition was greatly discouraged as well, starting a tremendous social movement in the 1920s and 30s, specifically related to gang crimes. These gangsters
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  • Gansta or Gangster
    “Gansta or Gangster” Many people like to read “street lit” because they want to escape reality and live in a fairy tail world just like some of the books portray. The term “street lit” began in the16th century as a type of printing of large sheets of papers now in the 19th century it
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  • What Is a Disciple?
    What is a Disciple? Throughout this course, we were introduced to various figures that are considered “disciples,” which led me to give much thought to what being a disciple truly entails and, in turn, create my own definition. A disciple is almost synonymous with the term “follower,” howev
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