Dangerous, growing, yet unnoticed: the rise of America’s white gangs | Society | The Guardian


Great article. What it leaves out is that the founder of the Gangster Disciples is from Mississippi. In that sense, it is a home grown gang. This is life for a lot of poor white people. It isn’t a phenomenon relegated to Mississippi. I knew some of these fellas in Georgia.

“And still I see no changes, can’t a brother get a little peace?
There’s war in the streets and war in the Middle East
Instead of war on poverty, they got a war on drugs
So the police can bother me” — Tupac Shakur

Published by Swan

Hiker, Guide, Peace activist, Yoga student, and Nature lover.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: