“A part of Brooklyn that few people see anymore, it is a battleground for police and young street criminals.”
Posts Tagged: Gangs
Teenage Gangs Revisited
Here at the blog we love looking back over all the great content our contributors have posted since we launched.
LA Placos, 1970s
Welcome to “Sur” (South, So.Calif). These photographs are of Chicano “placos” (wall writing) painted mostly in the 1970s by gang members.
Los Angeles Gang Members, 1992
Venice Beach, CA, rival gangs the Bloods and the Crips, agree to make a peace treaty.
Black Power, Christchurch
Froggy and Skeleton, club house meeting, Christchurch city.
80 Blocks From Tiffanys
80 Blocks From Tiffanys is a 1979 documentary by Gary Weis following the lives of two gangs in the South Bronx, the Savage Nomads and Savage Skulls.
Lords of Flatbush
The “Lords of Flatbush” move as a unit through Brooklyn — chasing girls, stealing cars, and playing pool.
Teenage Gang Debs
“Kick-happy, thrill-hungry, always reckless, and willing….”
Teenage Gang Debs is a 1966 film about a Manhattan girl who moves to the mean streets of Brooklyn and joins The Rebels, “from back room binges to back alley rumbles, anything goes as long as it’s violent.”
Punky and Nose Candy
I idolized my cousin Merrie when I was a kid.
A man named Jean Jülich died on October 19th, age 82, in his hometown of Cologne.