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Gangs in the United States - Wikipedia


Gangs in the United States include several types of groups, including national street gangs, local street gangs, prison gangs, motorcycle gangs, and ethnic and organized crime gangs. Approximately 1...

What were gangs in the 1960s? | Reference.com


The 1960s saw the birth of prominent gangs that included the Aryan ... Although each gang was unique, all three were considered to be dangerous and violent. ... A: Popular TV shows during the 1960s include dramas like "The Saint" and "The  ...

Gang violence: What it was like to be in gang in the 1960s. - Slate


Jun 11, 2013 ... Beginning in the mid-1960s, the violence in my neighborhood ... Many guys were bullied and turned to gangs for protection and revenge.

Stone Greasers, Greasers Gangs and Clubs From Chicago to New ...


Gangs often like tp have a job man assigned to them because it shows how tough they are. ... Throughout the 1950s until the early 1980s, Chicago's youth were divided .... A Greaser from the 1960s/70s had this to say about "Stone Grease":.

What were gangs like in the 1960s? How have they changed since ...


Jun 2, 2016 ... They are better armed now. In my Philadelphia, PA neighborhood in the 1950's and early 1960's, they were mostly armed with switchblade ...

New York Greasers, Gangs and Clubs From New York, Boppin ...


They arranged the classes so that no members of both gangs were ever in one class at the .... To get into the "gang" you had to steal a T-Bird emblem off a car and wear it like a necklace. ..... DUKES OF WILLIAMSBURG: 1950s and 1960s.

Youth Gangs and Violence


Miller's study showed that gang violence was very prevalent in the 1960's and ... In Rochester, two-thirds of chronic violent offenders were gang members for a .... reaching epidemic proportions in certain cities like Chicago and Los Angeles.

What were gangs like in the 1960s - Answers.com


Every ethnic group were/are all part of the history of gangs. Originally gangs were formed as self-protection and as social clubs. In early 19th century Irish ...

50 years of West Side Story: the real Gangs of New York - Telegraph


Jul 20, 2008 ... Many of these fights - like the ones in West Side Story - were between youngsters from different ethnic .... By the early 1960s, gang violence.

History of Street Gangs in the United States - National Gang Center


May 4, 2010 ... The first active gangs in Western civilization were reported by Pike (1873, pp. .... like groups began to emerge immediately after the. American Revolution ... activity developed in the 1950s and 1960s when Latino and black ...