Gang violence is nothing someone should play around with because you can get killed or even in trouble with the law for just associating with them. People have a mind set that gangs are there for protection and it's really not. Gangs will leave you in two places grave or in jail. Learning about gangs is essential to understanding history and how to stay away.In order to talk about what a gang is and why you should stay away you should know what it is.A gang is a group of 3 or more individuals in a group (“What is a gang?”). Sometimes you might hear some people call a gang a set but it means all the same.
The media has fed myself and others lies about what gangs truly are and what their purpose is. The overarching theme of gangs is that they are dangerous, full of thugs, blood-thirsty, and out to cause trouble. The truth is that they are more complicated than what society and the media has often made them out to be. There are multiple factors that go into making a gang what it is including why they form, the environment that their society and culture create for them, the structure and laws they enforce within the group, and the harsh reality of how difficult it is to leave. The first lie I was told about gangs is that they are formed with an intent to cause harm to others and to create a dangerous environment.
76). Once the government declared the animal game illegal, it was natural for these elite malandros to use this “underground” structured society as a means of prostitution rings, drug smuggling, gun dealing, and selling stolen goods. In the documentary, Favela Rising directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary, followed a man by the name of Anderson Sá, a former drug trafficker who establishes the movement AfroReggae. Throughout the movie Anderson talks about how disruptive and chaotic these drug lords are, stating “As long as we live in a war zone, our ideology won’t allow us to live passively, in comfort” (Anderson Sa). Anderson believed these drug lords are what ruins families, culture, and the image of the favelas.
Director F. Gary Gray uses this agon to portray a power struggle within this African American neighborhood in Los Angeles. The power struggle, however, is entirely based among tribalism within this community. In this film, power relations are determined based on reputation, social affiliation, and intimidation, therefore outsiders are easily spotted. Craig Jones, one of our protagonists, is among these outsiders because he is not a part of the many problems that plague his neighborhood. Therefore, he has little power over anyone outside the petty thieves and drug addicts.
“The Gangs of Victorian London” How are the gangs of 19th century England similar to the gangs of today? Gangs during the 19th century were vicious and they did a whole lot of terrible things like murder and kidnapping and any other crime someone could think of. The gangs of Victorian England are very comparable to today’s gangs due to the crimes they commit and the hierarchy in the gangs, some gangs of England include the 40 Elephants, the Peaky Blinders, the High Rip gang and the Scuttlers. The Forty Elephants were different than other gangs and were great at making raid plans and had a queen who ultimately led to their demise. The Forty Elephants were an all-female gang who primarily shoplifted.
Living in the poorer part of Baltimore Bodie is around a lot of gang activity and crime. Bodie is a low-level drug dealer slowly working his way up the ranks. Throughout the 4 seasons of The Wire Bodie finds himself in a lot of trouble but never ends up in a positon he can’t get out of. Even when Bodie was sent to a juvenile detention center for punching Mahon, Bodie just walked on out, stole a car and went back to dealing. As Bodie worked his way up in the
During the 1600’s, and gang of thugs known as kabuki-mono, “crazy ones”, terrorized the local town residents. These individuals would walk the cities, stealing and vandalizing property, and stabbing citizens for entertainment. Kabuki-mono was easily recognizable by their clothing and language. However, Yakuza machi-yakko “city servant”, members disliked the Kabuki-mono gang, and fought against them. The village people highly admired and praised the City’s Servants for fighting against the Kabuki-mono gangs.
When the first bomb hit, it shook the radiators; everyone knew something bad had happened, but it was not until the second hit they knew they were in trouble. Chris works in a restaurant about 100 feet away from the explosion site of the second bomb in the Boston Marathon Massacre, so he witnessed the full effects and the pandemonium that it caused. The impact of some of the events are serious, and life changing. In a hero’s journey, the hero has a choice: they can take up the challenge, or leave unscathed. Chris did not have that choice, he could not unsee what he had seen, and he did not have the option to run away.
Quincy’s possibility of ending up in jail and Raheem and Steel’s deaths all could have been avoided had they chose to be their own person as opposed to following the others. The tragedies that occur in Juice reiterate that it is important to be your own leader and making your own path because you never know where following someone else’s path may lead
Who are the cartels?The cartels are organization you don 't want to mess with.These type of gangs are nothing to take lightly.If you mess with these groups they will find you and do something to you that you might regret messing with them.The top three cartels are The Sinaloa cartel, The Juarez cartel, The Tijuana cartel and are the most dangerous groups out there. The cartels were started when Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo was arrested for murder a DEA Agent in 1989.Later more cartels were formed like the Tijuana Cartel, the Juarez Cartel, and the Sinaloa Cartel.The Sinaloa cartel are groups that drug traffic ,money laundering ,and organized crime syndicate.They were established in 1980’s also were based on the city Culiacan, Sinaloa.The leader