Culture poverty and class dictate the kind of gang a girl would join true 17

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16. Culture poverty and class dictate the kind of gang a girl would join true 17. Female emotional bonds are stronger than male emotional bonds in gangs true 18. Street gangs are more powerful than prison gangs false 19. Prison gangs account for a disproportionate amount of the violence in prison true 20. Sex is a currency in prison gangs true 21. The Bloods and Crips were the first to use the colors red and blue false 22. A mexican mafia member can leave his gang any time he wants false 23. In america female gang members are over 10% of the total gang population false 24. In the US there are no gay or lesbian street gangs false 25. Ecstasy is commonly used at party crew parties true 26. Being on the green light list is a good thing false 27. Children are left out of the gang culture false 28. The mexican mafia has an alliance with AB (the Aryan Brotherhood) true 29. Females can get addicted to drugs easier than males true 30. After the 1970s schools were off limits to street gangs false
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Disruptive group is considered a prison gang in california Ch 15: Tagger crews `71-74 “pioneering era” 3 types of graffti 1. Political grafitti 2. Gang grafitti 3. Tagger graffiti 85-89 “Die hard” Spreads wrldwide intrest Mid to late 90s starting to be kown as artists “pieces” Style Wars furst film to doc street life for taggers Spread to west coast Probably 100,000 taggers 2000 Becoming socially legitimized, linux commercial Internet helps global Atari makes graf game Be a member of a gang or be a member of a tagger crew People write for: Respect Fame To mark turf Most tags are 3-5 letters long Dont need crew loyalty can belong to multiple Color of paint no sig Try not to respond with violence but will if attacked or if fel needed
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Battles For tag names Used to be used in lieu of gang battles Winners either get spray paint, have to adopt new name or become part of winning crew Sometimes have used guns Most under 18 “Motions” graf on railroad cars=exposure Gang influence For gangs graf=communication Street gangs would jump in tagger crews Membership levels Wanna be a piecer Work in “heavens” hella high Activity Bombing runs Racking paint Tag banging 2 things that formed tag banging crews Intense rivalries needed to start protecting themselves Ex gang members didnt want to give up street life so joined tagging crews Coed and female crews exist sometimes females outag males K=king Q=queen Zines Magazine graf+hip hop 11-28 age Some join to avoid gang life Carry gun for protection “everyone has one” “Daredevil tagging” places hard to get to Initiation-get up in a certain loctaion PARTY CREWS POSSES AND CLUBS
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1980s Small in number and membership 1990s Division over use of guns and violence in tagger crews Few stick to orig philosophy Tag bangers added gang aspects Party crews same shit as tagger crews in terms of orig alternative E hella big 2000s Fullerton flyer party 2 innocnts shot bc gang members “disrescpected” Surge in pop 2000-2004 Internet international
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