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The History of Black Gangs

Posted on the 27 February 2013 by Doggone
 From We the People:
The history of black gangs
Did you know that the first Black gangs in L.A. were established to fight against a white gang called the Spook Hunters?
The back of the Spook (spook being a derogatory term for Black people) Hunters club jackets displayed an animated Black face with exaggerated facial features and a noose hanging around the neck. They would often cross over into Black neighborhoods to terrorize and violently attack Black youths. The Spook Hunters were supplied by and closely tied to the LAPD.

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