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Wednesday, 20 February 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : CHICAGO STREET GANGS THERE INFLUNCE :
Chicago street gangs emerged in the 1980's when youth groups called the Black P. Stone Rangers developed into a criminal organization. The group leader Jeff Fort unified the leaders of some 50 areas stree gang into a single organization called the Black P-Stone Nation, The group was controlled by a 21 man commission, self titled The Main 21. The leaders projected the group as a socially conscious, self help organization that would help up lift themselves and there community. As a result of this promise, the group sought and obtained $1,4 million in federal anti-poverty funds. These funds were then used to support the groups illegal activities. A federal grand jury uncovered the funds mismanagement and Jeff Fort was sent to a federal prison.