American Guide #100 How to read Southern California Gang Grafitti


Chicano Gang grafitti on bathroom wall in southern california. Barrio 13 and Gardena 13 chicano gangs located in the extreme outskirts of the south bay and mid south L.A county. Barrio is the Spanish word for neighborhood. The absence of a cross out of the Gardena 13 “placaso” or tag is an indication of an aliance or the placaso is brand new.

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