Archive for mexican american gangs
A war of attrition has existed for decades between F-13 ( Chicano) and Crip and Blood gangs (Black). This is on the East side of Los Angeles on 42nd street @ Gilbert Lindsay Park. The alliance of the East Coast Gangster Crips with 43rd 45th and 48th Crip street gangs is tell-tale sign of a build up in strength. Moreover the cross out of the Florencia (F-13) a large Chicano gang, which operates primarily on the south side of Slausen blvd. This graf 25 blks north indicates hostilities.
18th Street gang graf. This gang has a large if not largest membership base and includes many ethnicities. The gang’s operational territory is very large as well, ranging from in roads in the south Bay area of L.A County to San Fernando Valley This graf is located in the S. E part of Korea Town.What is pertinent about this graf is the “cross out” of a rival. “Pisas” are what Mexican Nationals call each other and is equivalent to the Italian “pisano”. Interesting note is the fierce hatred and competition among the Mexican American gangs and the Mexican National gang.