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    Black Guerilla Family was founded in the San Quentin State Prison, in California in 1966, by a former Black Panther member George L. Jackson. Black Guerilla Family is known as the most politically oriented of the major prison gangs (Gangs). Black Guerilla Family’s goals are to eliminate racism, maintain dignity in prison, and to overthrow the Unites States Government (Gang). In August of 1970, a large group of BGF members tried to free their founder from a courthouse when a gun fight broke out which resulted in the judge, a bailiff and a BGF member were shot and killed (Black). Their rivals were Aryan Brotherhood, Texas Syndicate, Aryan Brotherhood of Texas and Mexican Mafia…

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    Overcrowding In Prisons

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    Another widely known fact is that an individual can only join one of the gangs which fit his ethnicity and background. Six of the biggest gangs, in which most inmates belong to, in California 's prisons are, "Nuestra Familia, the Mexican Mafia, the Aryan Brotherhood, the Black Guerrilla Family, the Northern Structure, or the Nazi Lowriders," the last two mentioned are branches of Nuestra Familia and the Aryan Brotherhood, respectively (10). Gang violence is so extreme that prison guards at the B…

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    Perestroika Reform Essay

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    However, perestroika did not occur without consequences. The privatization movement of the perestroika reform allowed for the formation of a new class the oligarchs. The lack of legal safeguards of privatization allowed the mafia, which had the financial means and the political connections, to gain ownership and control over key industries of the Russian economy. “The problem is the economic liberalization in Russia, even in the narrowest sense of legalizing private business activity, is far…

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    Most French young men and women who went to prison at that time ended up joining criminal prison gangs and committing serious crimes. For example, in the movie A Prophet, Malik killed Reyeb, but he never served a sentence for that offense. An individual could leave jail being worse than he or she went in. For example, Malik went to the detention center as a young boy who never knew anything about gangs but left this center as an assassin and a gang leader. Prison assassinations were common in…

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    equal opportunity to become anything they want, through hard work, determination and initiative. Becoming “American” has been a constant topic brought up in mafia films such as Scarface, The codfather part I and II. The Corleone is a family run and operated business, founded on trust, support and protection. The Godfather displays the dark side of how the American Dream can affect who you become. Michael let the idea of the american dream push them to obtain power and greed which eventually…

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    the work. These improvements Mussolini created, made Italy into a national powerhouse. With increase in chemistry and Mussolini’s knack for gaining land, Italy was able to form a stronger military and was able to gain Ethiopia. Mussolini destroyed the Italian mafia, which had been causing trouble in Italy for years. The mafia brought down the unity of Italy by intimidating anybody, who wronged them. Mussolini did not want people feeling threatened and as a dictator he could not have anybody…

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    WITSEC for he was the one who created it all. It all started in 1961, Shur was having a hard time trying to get a witness to testify. He was talking to a New York trucking company owner who claimed that Johnny “Sonny” Franzese demanded half of his business profits. Johnny and his men vandalized his trucks and beat him with bats until he complied. When the owner was asked to testify he refused. He was scared to testify against one of the members of the Five Families of the New York Mafia, who…

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    The Bonanno Crime Report

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    Basciano since he was appointed by Massino who had turned rat to the FBI. They could no longer trust Baaciano with mob information or any sensitive information. The favorite to take over the role of new mafia boss Vince Asaro. Asaro has close ties to other Italian Queens-based family mobsters from the Gambino, Luchesse and Genovese families. The other families had voiced their…

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    I am reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and I am on page 176. This book is about a little girl named Scout growing up. She has to adapt to the changes that come with growing up. We see how her relationship changes with her male friends, and we see how her life change with the realization that there are race issues in her hometown. In this paper, I will be questioning and evaluating. G- I have two questions Y- Why does the mob leave? R- Scout talks to Mr. Cunningham as an…

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    crowdfunds UK Mafia research Disgruntled doctoral student Marco Trifuoggi is giving up on Italian academia and has decided to crowdfund a Sociology PHD in the UK - he just needs €31278 Trifuoggi left a fully funded PHD programme in Trento because his academic supervisors – a husband and wife couple – wouldn't let him carry out research on the Mafia in his hometown of Naples. “British Academia is more sensitive to power relation issues between students and staff when it comes to choosing your…

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