Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Folk Nation Crips
The Folk Nation is an alliance of street gangs based in the Chicago area, which has since spread across the United States and Canada, particularly in the Midwest and South. They are rivals for the nation popular.
Within the Folk Nation alliance there are many gangs have their own unique colors, hand signs and organization. Many of these gangs have signed a charter for the Folks alliance membership. It was November 11, formed in 1978, Illinois facility of the Department of Criminology. Shortly after the People Nation was formed to combat the Folks alliance. Larry Hoover, leader of the gang Gangster Disciples, led to the idea of the alliance and took many of the great black leaders, white and Latino gangs from Chicago to join.
After a successful start in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, the alliance began to crack in the 1990s due to wars over money and drugs gang Folks compatriots.