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The United States – The Crips, Part One

A name familiar with most movie fans and observers of American society in the past forty years or so, The Crips are one of the longest established African-American organised gangs in the United States. ¬†Along with their bitter rivals The … Continue reading

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The Americas – Mara Salvatrucha

Mara Salvatrucha, more commonly known as MS 13 or just MS, is a Central American based gang but one which originated on the streets of Los Angeles in the 1980s. ¬†The 1970s and 1980s has seen significant conflict in El … Continue reading

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