Prison Gangs

On the inside life is vicious and many prisoners join prison gangs to survive. We bring you only the realest, raw and most brutal prison gang stories straight out of the belly of the beast. Check out these interviews with real prison gang members.

Life in a White Prison Gang

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We have all heard the horror stories of the young, white, middle-class kid that goes to prison and gets turned out. This is a common theme in movies and television shows that depict prison as an urban jungle where Caucasians are the prey. But although this can and will happen, it is a rare occurrence rather than a routine happening. It is just one ... [Continue Reading]

FOUR CORNER HUSTLER’S CHRONICLES by Tea Mack

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Penitentiary DramaIn 2003 the United States Penitentiary at Terre Haute, Indiana was the strong-hold for many of Chicago's most violent street organizations, including members of the Almighty Vice Lord Nation. A branch of Four Corner Hustlers amongst the Vice Lords that dominated the ranks of Vice Lords all across the federal system, held sway ... [Continue Reading]

Ringleaders and Rats

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Disneyland was close to Hollywood, but Terrible Tom wouldn’t see either place.Con Air landed at Los Angeles International Airport.  The plane bypassed the main terminal and taxied toward a remote hangar.  Across the way, a forklift loaded heavy crates onto a flatbed truck trailer.A parade of U.S. Marshal vehicles sat parked and waiting as Con ... [Continue Reading]

A Look at the Aryan Brotherhood

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The Aryan Brotherhood or Brand as they are known in the federal prison system began with incarcerated white prisoners in California who aligned themselves against black and Mexican prisoners in the racial cauldron that existed inside the belly of the beast in the 60s and 70s. The Aryan Brotherhood has been responsible for "race wars"- organized ... [Continue Reading]

The Brand

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As legend has it the Aryan Brotherhood formed at San Quentin Prison in California in 1967 in the cauldron of the prison race wars to fight the Black Guerrilla Family, a black prison gang led by the notorious Black Panther, revolutionary and author of Soledad Brother, George Jackson. The white supremacist group, which later became known as the Brand ... [Continue Reading]

Dirty White Boys

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Prison gangs like the Mexican Mafia, Aryan Brotherhood, Latin Kings, Black Guerrilla Family, Texas Syndicate and the Dirty White Boys have been around for decades. Some evolved in state joints, some in the federal system. They originated and evolved for different reasons, sometimes for "the -protection of their race but most times for more ... [Continue Reading]

The Mexican Mafia

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La Eme is one of the big four California prison gangs. They originated in the California prison system in the 1960s and have grown since then to rule a vast empire of criminal activities, stretching from Southern California to Arizona to Colorado. Virtually all the southwestern gangs of Mexican heritage (Surenos) are under their control. In prison ... [Continue Reading]

Today’s Aryan Brotherhood by Robert Rosso

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During the 1960's a group of White convicts serving time inside California's notorious San Quentin State Prison decided that they had had enough. Tired of watching their race fall prey to two deadly prison gangs, the Black Gorilla Family (BGF) and the Mexican Mafia (Eme), they came together and formed a little gang of their own. They called ... [Continue Reading]

Nazi Low Riders

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Gang warfare has raged unabated in California’s prisons for almost 40 years. Legend has it starting when an argument at Soledad State Prison began the rift among Latinos that today is manifested in the Norteno/Sureno beef that pits Chicano solely based on the region of the state they come from. Not to be outdone parallel structures among blacks and ... [Continue Reading]

Aryan Circle

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In prison battle lines are drawn along racial, territorial and geographical distinctions. And in this country, the US of A, it’s been reported that about one fourth of all male prisoners are gang members. And on some compounds a convict has no choice, but to join a gang. Either that or he gets extorted, checked in, beat down or turned out. That’s ... [Continue Reading]