The 18th Street gang (also known as Mara 18) is a Latino street gang, originally from downtown Los Angeles, which began in the 1960s. ...more on Wikipedia about "18th Street gang"
Arizona Maravilla is a street gang in the east of Los Angeles. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arizona MaraVilla"
The Axe Gang is a fictional gang that has reappeared in a few Hong-Kong Kung Fu films, the most recent being Kung Fu Hustle. The Axe Gang have control over Hong-Kong and use axes as their weapon of choice. ...more on Wikipedia about "Axe Gang"
One of the oldest and largest Filipino gangs, Bahala Na (meaning Come what may) or BNG along with other prison gangs such as OXO, and Sigue-Sigue were established among inmates in the notorious jails of the Philippines in the early 1940s and eventually spread its operations throughout the globe. The gang is known to have chapters in North and Latin America as well as Europe. Known for being one of the most infamous gangs in the Philippines in the early 1990s for their heavy drug trafficking, murder, carnapping, kidnapping and other various crimes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bahala Na Gang"
The Black Guerrilla Family (also known as the Black Family or the Black Vanguard) was founded in 1966 by George Jackson while he was in San Quentin. The gang is mostly a politically oriented gang established as an African-American Marxist revolutionary organization. It was founded with the stated goals of eradicating racism, maintaining dignity in prison and overthrowing the United States government. It is also the belief of many in the Law Enforcement Community that the Black Guerrilla Family is responsible for selling narcotics throughout the Western United States and is less a legitimate political organization than an organized crime orgainzation. ...more on Wikipedia about "Black Guerrilla Family"
The Black Spades was one of the largest Black street gangs in New York City in the 1970s. It was reported that there were 29 divisions or chapters in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. The Black Spades started out as the Seven Angels, I believe, sometime between 1967 and 1969. ...more on Wikipedia about "Black Spades"
The Bloods are an African American street gang originating from Los Angeles, California. They have an intense rivalry with the Crips. Group members are identified by the red attire such as red bandanas. Various cliques known as "sets" form the organization, which is sometimes internally split by enmity and difference. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bloods"
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The Bra Boys are a surfing group centered around the Sydney, Australia suburb of Maroubra. The group is named after their suburb: "Marou-BRA." Members of the group often tattoo "Bra Boys" and the Maroubra postal code (2035) on their back. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bra boys"
Gangs in Chelsea, an area of London once known for attacks with vials of vitriol, are now infamous for punishing ex-gang members by cutting from the corners of their mouths to their ears, extending the gap of the mouth to horrific proportions. Since the ears are normally at least several centimeters higher than the mouth, when done properly the victim's face appears to be smiling like the Cheshire Cat of Alice in Wonderland fame. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chelsea smile"
The Cragg Vale Coiners (sometimes the Yorkshire Coiners) were a band of counterfeiters based in Cragg Vale, United Kingdom. They produced fake gold coins in the late 18th century to supplement small incomes from weaving. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cragg Coiners"
(CrazyBrotherClan) Long Beach Crazy Brothers Clan or the Cold Blooded Cambodians was established in the mid 80's and has spreaded all across the United States and all of Cambodia. Members consist of about 5000 member in the United States and about 105 member in Cambodia. It was founded by two former members of the Crazy Street Boyz. Rivals consist all Hispanic gangs,Asian gangs,and some African American gang in the Long Beach area. Various crime consist of money laundering,distributing drugs,extortions,home invasions, and even as a hitman to kill for money and pride of the gang. Long Beach CBC is known to be the most ruthless of them all. Operate and oganized by a few ring leader with monikor such as Mr.OG Dicer, Tweety, Giant, Flippy,Blinky,Thug,and Mr. Wendel. Now the war is still continuing out of chaos in the street of Long Beach with known notorious killers such as Recker,Lil Dicer,Keno,Clumsy,and many more that are serving a tripple life sentence throughout the United States. Very well organized clan. ...more on Wikipedia about "CrazyBrotherClan"
Tattoos are used among criminals to show membership of gangs and record the wearer's personal history - such as his or her skills, specialities, accomplishments and convictions. They are also used as a means of personal expression. Certain designs have developed recognised coded meanings. The code systems can be quite complex and, because of the nature of what they encode, they are often not widely recognised. ...more on Wikipedia about "Criminal tattoo"
The Crips, originating in Los Angeles, California, are one of the oldest and most notorious African American gangs in the United States. They are involved in murders and drug dealing in the Los Angeles area. The Crips are mostly identified by the blue color worn by their members. What was once a single gang is now a loose network of " franchises" around the United States and Canada. The gang is largely composed of African Americans, but is multiracial in many cities (i.e. New York) where "satellite" Crip gangs are present. The gang has an intense rivalry with the Bloods. They are also known to feud with Chicano gangs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crips"
The Freight Train Riders of America (FTRA) is an American gang of homeless men who move about in railroad cars, particularly in the northwestern United States. ...more on Wikipedia about "Freight Train Riders of America"
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A gang is a group of individuals who share a common identity and, in current usage, engage in illegal activities. Historically the term referred to both criminal groups and ordinary groups of friends, such as Our Gang. Some anthropologists believe that the gang structure is one of the most ancient forms of human organizations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gang"
Gangpeh is a Korean gangster. Gangpeh literally translates to "gangster" in Korean. Korean gangs are primarily in North America and Asia, mostly in Seoul, Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, and Miami. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gangpeh"
The Golden Dragon Massacre took place in San Francisco, California on September 4, 1977. At 2:30 AM a longstanding feud between two rival Chinatown gangs, the Joe Boys and Wah Ching, came to head when a botched assassination attempt by the Joe Boys at the Golden Dragon Restaurant led to 5 people, including 2 tourists, being killed, and 11 people being injured. The assassination attempt came about after members of Wah Ching vandalised the graves of Joe Boys' members, breaking an unspoken taboo of respecting the dead. ...more on Wikipedia about "Golden Dragon massacre"
Jackson Street Boyz is an Asian street gang composed of Chinese and Vietnamese. Their location is on Jackson Street in San Francisco's Chinatown. They were involved in many crime cases including the burning of a chinese restuarant because the owner owes them money. Although the suspects were arrested, they got off the hook. There were Jackson Street Boyz gangsters in middle schools and high schools. They backed up Seven Starz, another chinese street gang. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jackson Street Boys"
The Jamaican Posse is a loose coalition of gangs, based predominantly in the New York City area, first being involved in drugs and gun-running in the early 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jamaican Posse"
Jamaican Posses are a category of gangs originating in Jamaica. It is widely claimed that the Jamaican Posses are affiliated with Jamaican political parties, such as the Jamaica Labour Party and the People's National Party. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jamaican Posses"
Author Bill Lee, a former Joe Boys gang member, wrote extensively of his life, the Chinese underworld, and the gang's history in his book Chinese Playground. In 1977, the Joe Boys were involved in a shootout with another gang, Wah Ching (華青) due to Wah Ching vandalism of several Joe Boys member's graves, breaking an unspoken code that the dead should be honored. The attack took place at the Golden Dragon Restaurant in San Francisco Chinatown and became subsequently known as the Golden Dragon Massacre. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joe Boys"
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Here is a list of songs aboug gangs: ...more on Wikipedia about "List of songs about gangs"
The Longos are a group of street gangs in the Long Beach, California area. ...more on Wikipedia about "Longo"
Mabuhay Pinoy Trece (also spelled Mabuhay Pinoy Trese) also known by street names MP13, MPX3 or Mexican-Pinoy 13 is a largely Filipino and Mexican gang having its roots in the Filipino/Mexican barrios of northeast Los Angeles, or NELA as it is commonly called. The gang is believed to have been founded in the late 1970s near Echo/Highland Park, and Silverlake areas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mabuhay Pinoy Trece"
Mara Salvatrucha, MS-13, or MS, is a Central American (predominantly Salvadoran) gang that is also active in the United States. The gang originated among Salvadoran emigrants living in Los Angeles, California, but it has since spread to other parts of North America. It emerged in the 1980s during El Salvador's violent civil war and is estimated as of 2005 to have 50,000 members in Central America and between 8,000 and 10,000 members in the U.S. . ...more on Wikipedia about "Mara Salvatrucha" This text is made for shortopedia
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