• Organized Crime Paper
    money to corrupt politicians who promise to represent their interest at the local, state and federal level of government. Methvin (1986) states “the rank rank-and-file union members are powerless, while their leaders can make campaign contributions, provide telephone banks and move voter blocs—the muscle...
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  • Genesis - the Evolution & Rise of the Gangsterdisciples
    Genesis: The formation and rise of the Gangster Disciple Nation The history of the Gangster Disciples is one of many faces… in order to understand the whole story; one must understand that it is in reality the telling of three different stories, all of which took place at the same time...
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  • Cripps Yea
    California and have been known to wear green, the city color of Gardena, in addition to blue to show that they are from Gardena. Crips under the Gangster Card are known to wear Gray in addition to blue. Long Beach Rollin’ 20’s Crips are known to wear yellow and black in addition to blue. Crips under...
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  • Gotti
    theories of Sutherland and Merton. This writing will also discuss the two gangs distinguished by Jerome Skolnick and his colleagues, focusing on the Gangster Disciples. John Gotti was born into a large family he is the fifth of 13 children and the family’s income was not very predictable because of the...
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  • F
    unorganized to organized. In 1969 “Black Disciples” and “Gangster Nation” ended, and “Black, Gangster Disciple Nation” was born. The symbol representing the “BD’S are: The six pointed star, pitchforks, devil tail, etc…. The “Gangster Nation” adopted the six pointed star, pitchforks, and...
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  • Notorious Prison Gangs
    States government. The gang has no estimated number since it is so large however they operate mainly on the west and east coast. They too have a complex rank of power that is modeled off of the United States military. Their main alliances are with the Bloods and Crips mainly on the east coast and they are...
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  • U Know
    KINGS! (NOTE: I KNOW DA HEADING SAYS KINGS OF DA BLACK GANGSTER DISCIPLES, BUT DA BLACK GANGSTER DISCIPLES AN DA GANGSTER DISCIPLES AS WELL AS DA BLACK DEVIL DISCIPLES  SHARE DA SAME HISTORY WHICH I WILL BE EXPLAININ.) |   | PLEDGES OF A DISCIPLE:   (6 PLEDGE)The night I was born Folks was the night...
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  • Gllllllll
    INTRODUCTION The Black Disciples (BDs) are the Chicago "folks" gang that gained international notoriety in 1994 by executing its eleven-year-old member "Yummy". It is also unique in its comparison with another African-American gang, the Gangster Disciples (GDs). While the GDs are structured...
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  • 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment
    jurisdictions use the estimated gang membership totals as exact counts for the numbers of gang members. these numbers are not used by the FBi or NGiC to rank jurisdictions on gang activity. the FBi and NGiC recommend contacting state and local law enforcement agencies for more information related to specific...
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  • Bgd History
    In this essay I will attempt to give a definitive account of the history of the Black Gangster Disciple Nation, as told to me by members of the organization, including several of the founding or high-ranking members. There are several versions of the history of the BGDN, however the writer has attempted...
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  • Sudhir Venkatesh
    him captive for a day. During his time with the gang, Venkatesh learns that the group is part of a larger gang. This gang is known as The Black Gangster Disciple Nation. The tension eases up as the day continues, and by the end of the day, the gang releases Venkatesh. However, after being free for only...
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  • A REVIEW OF THE TOP SECURITY THREATS GROUPS IN PRSIONS
    against. This group eventually became a major reckoning force against the Union soldiers, reconstruction politics, and the carpetbaggers with their ranks of ex-confederate soldiers forming groups of Klansmen. Membership in this era of Klansmen and women was secret, and they disbanded in 1869 as a formal...
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  • hhhh
    care of the need of one another, to becoming mindless, rampant puppets who have become radical and publically violent, who are discarded depending on ranks and profit. Paul Grenada says in back to the bad old days, “We see bodies lying in the streets. Blood leaving stains on the pavement. And kids standing...
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  • Gangs in Prison
    United States Government. They are strongest in San Quentin, CA and Baltimore, Maryland. They are weakest in the southwestern and Pacific regions. Their ranks are growing, they have 50,000 members today. The criminal activities they are involved in while in prison are drug trafficking, extortion, and violent...
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  • Gangs
    Lord Nation United.) The Vice Lords possess a rank structure within the individual factions which includes General, Minister, Lieutenant and Foot Soldiers. Vice Lord main rivals are all gangs belonging to the Folk Nation alliance, particularly Gangster Disciples. The gangs primary criminal involvement...
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  • Gangs in the Military
    of the U.S. Army, Army Reserves, and the National Guard. Members of nearly every major street gang, including the Bloods, Crips, Black Disciples, Gangster Disciples, Hells Angels, Latin Kings, The 18th Street Gang, Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13), Mexican Mafia, Nortenos, Surenos, Vice Lords, and various white...
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  • Ms-13
    growing gang problem in America Thesis: To control this issue immigration laws must be created and enforced and the glamorization of the life of a gangster in American media must be stopped. Body Pt. 1- Illegal immigration is a cause of the growth of MS-13 -due to this MS-13 has come to the...
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  • The grip of gangs on low income children
    nation. Gangs are a dangerous and a plague that has infected almost every city in the United States. Many notable gangs such as the Chicago-based Gangster Disciples, Black Peace Stones, and Latin Kings are the root of this epidemic. At this time gang activity was largely confined to urban areas, which raises...
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  • Crip an Blood
    = CHILL. HOLD YA C = CALM DOWN. YA C AINT TRUE = U AINT REAL. YA STAR FELL = U DROPED YA FLAG. U C BANG.WHO U BAG FO = MEANS WHAT SET U CLAIM N RANK U HOLD. WHATS UNDER YA BELT = HOW MANY BODYS U HOLD. USE YA KNOWLEDGE = THINK. PEEP YA KNOWLEDGE = WRONG ANSWER. 5 ON DA GROUND = THROW DOWN A B...
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  • Disciples Story
    DA DISCIPLE'S STORY OF BIRTH. The  Gangster Disciple Nation was born out of two organizations. In the beginning, there were two separate organizations: The Disciple Nation, whose President was David Barksdale, and the Gangster Nation, whose President was Larry Hoover. There were many branches of both...
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