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  • D.C. Blacks

    Despite being a major player in the United States prison system, little is known about the history of the D.C. Blacks. The group probably originated in the late 60s or early 70s, when African-Americans began to come together and protect each other while in prison. Similar gangs such as the Black Guerrilla Family also belong […] More

  • Barrio Azteca

    The Barrio Azteca (BA) are a primarily Mexican-American criminal organization which first saw the light of day in 1986 in Texas. The group was created within… More

  • Netas

    The Ñeta Association, also known as Las Netas or simply Netas was first formed at some point during the 1970s in Puerto Rico. Multiple prisoners,… More

  • Nuestra Familia (NF)

    The Nuestra Familia (Spanish for Our Family), was created in 1968 as a response to increased pressure from the Mexican Mafia within the Californian prison… More

  • Texas Syndicate

    The Texas Syndicate (Spanish: Syndicato Tejano) is a mostly-Mexican criminal group founded in Folsom State Prison, California, in the 1970s. Throughout that specific decade, the state… More

  • Aryan Brotherhood

    The Aryan Brotherhood (AB), also known as The Brand is an American prison gang comprised mostly of white supremacists. The group also has connections to… More

  • United Blood Nation

    Foundation and Early History The history of the United Blood Nation is closely related to that of its founder, Omar Portee. Known as O.G. Mack,… More

  • Black Guerrilla Family

    The Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) came to be in 1966, the creation of Black Panther Party member, activist, and author George Jackson and fellow inmate… More

  • The Mexican Mafia

      The Mexican Mafia, also known as La eMe (Spanish for the letter M) is an American originated mostly Mexican-American criminal organization and is one of the oldest… More