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‘I don’t gang bang, sir. I’m Jewish‘: Cop doesn’t believe Black man has a Jewish tattoo, accuses him of being a ‘Gangster Disciple’

'You're not Jewish; you're a Gangster Disciple.'

On Nov 17, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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Hundreds arrested after using ‘encrypted’ messaging app backdoored by the FBI

Operation Trojan Shield has already led to the arrest of 800 suspects in 16 countries.

On Jun 8, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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New video shows YouTuber’s final moments before being slain with a ‘large’ sword—right in public

'Double the views on this song now [that he's] passed, people only pay attention when ur dead.'

On Jun 7, 2021 by Phil West

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‘Worst thing I’ve seen this year’: White TikToker slammed for trying to ‘teach’ people how to Crip Walk in viral video

'It’s Black History Month so of course here’s a white woman trying to gentrify the crip walk.'

On Feb 28, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Conservatives are claiming that a ‘Crip’ stopped looters. People aren’t buying it

'White conservatives think the Crips are on their side.'

On Jul 1, 2020 by Bryan Rolli

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Twitch broadcast rudely interrupted by alleged MS-13 gang member

'Damn, that is weird. I didn’t expect that.'

On Jan 10, 2020 by Josh Katzowitz

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TikTok teens are obsessed with Crip Walk tutorials

The Crip Walk comes to Trader Joes.

On Jan 8, 2020 by Audra Schroeder

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Feds say the Latin Kings are recruiting on YouTube—and the rap videos are still up

YouTube says the rap videos don't violate policy.

On Jan 8, 2020 by Josh Katzowitz


Are TikTok teens throwing up gang signs in their videos?


On Oct 19, 2019 by Rachel Kiley

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Gang databases are growing in major cities—and they’re fueling racial profiling and deportation

New York and Chicago are still tracking 'gang members'—and targeting people of color.

On Jun 13, 2018 by Brenden Gallagher

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YouTube rapper admits he was paid by Mexican drug cartel to dissolve bodies in acid

Here's how much he was paid for his services.

On Apr 28, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

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Mexican YouTube star allegedly killed by drug cartel

She’s the second Mexican vlogger to be slain in the last 3 months.

On Feb 9, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

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Man sentenced to 49 years in hate-crime killing of transgender ex-girlfriend

He is the first, under the federal hate crime act, to be convicted for targeting a person based on their gender identity.

On May 16, 2017 by Jessica Machado

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From the streets to tweets, the rise of ‘internet banging’

Recent research suggests that gang clashes have moved online—and with profound intensity.

On Sep 2, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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Janelle Monáe mourns cousin killed in drive-by shooting

She took to Twitter to discuss the senseless violence and to 'Pray4more light.'

On Sep 1, 2016 by Lyz Lenz