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16. Culture poverty and class dictate the kind of gang a girl would join○true17. Female emotional bonds are stronger than male emotional bonds in gangs○true18. Street gangs are more powerful than prison gangs○false19. Prison gangs account for a disproportionate amount of the violence in prison○true20. Sex is a currency in prison gangs○true21. The Bloods and Crips were the first to use the colors red and bluefalse22. A mexican mafia member can leave his gang any time he wants○false23. In america female gang members are over 10% of the total gang population○false24. In the US there are no gay or lesbian street gangsfalse25. Ecstasy is commonly used at party crew partiestrue26. Being on the green light list is a good thingfalse27. Children are left out of the gang culturefalse28. The mexican mafia has an alliance with AB (the Aryan Brotherhood)true29. Females can get addicted to drugs easier than malestrue30. After the 1970s schools were off limits to street gangsfalse
Disruptive group is considered a prison gang in californiaCh 15: Tagger crews`71-74 “pioneering era” 3 types of graffti1.Political grafitti2.Gang grafitti3.Tagger graffiti85-89“Die hard”Spreads wrldwide intrestMid to late 90s starting to be kown as artists “pieces”Style Warsfurst film to doc street life for taggersSpread to west coast Probably 100,000 taggers2000Becoming socially legitimized, linux commercialInternet helps globalAtari makes graf gameBe a member of a gang or be a member of a tagger crewPeople write for:RespectFameTo mark turfMost tags are 3-5 letters longDont need crew loyalty can belong to multipleColor of paint no sigTry not to respond with violence but will if attacked or if fel needed
BattlesFor tag namesUsed to be used in lieu of gang battlesWinners either get spray paint, have to adopt new name or become part of winning crewSometimes have used gunsMost under 18“Motions” graf on railroad cars=exposureGang influenceFor gangs graf=communicationStreet gangs would jump in tagger crewsMembership levelsWanna be a piecerWork in “heavens” hella highActivityBombing runsRacking paintTag banging2 things that formed tag banging crewsIntense rivalries needed to start protecting themselvesEx gang members didnt want to give up street life so joined tagging crewsCoed and female crews exist sometimes females outag malesK=kingQ=queenZines Magazine graf+hip hop11-28 ageSome join to avoid gang lifeCarry gun for protection “everyone has one”“Daredevil tagging” places hard to get toInitiation-get up in a certain loctaionPARTY CREWS POSSES AND CLUBS
1980sSmall in number and membership1990sDivision over use of guns and violence in tagger crewsFew stick to orig philosophy Tag bangers added gang aspectsParty crews same shit as tagger crews in terms of orig alternativeE hella big2000sFullerton flyer party 2 innocnts shot bc gang members “disrescpected”Surge in pop 2000-2004Internet international