Editions of Traditions & Encounters, Volume 2: From 1500 to the Present by Jerry H. Bentley
Blackstone Rangers/ Black P. Stone Nation/El Rukns (c. 1957–c. 2000)
Stone Nation —a gang whose name rings clear in my memory from adolescence. The Almighty Black P. Although they became involved in drug trafficking and violent crime, their ideological roots served as a strong draw for marginalized Black youth in American cities. It turns out that the Libyans were actually FBI agents, and Fort and his partners were immediately arrested. Natalie Y. The U.
El Rukn is a name that sends shivers up the spines of many Chicagoans, who associate it with robbery, murder, extortion and narcotics. But in a Federal trial in Danville, Ill. The group's attorney, Thomas Peters, argues that it is irrelevant that El Rukns might also engage in crime. In prisons now, he said, ''they can play together but they can't pray together, which to me doesn't make a lot of sense. At the time the lawsuit was filed in in behalf of about members in Illinois prisons, they described themselves as ''members of the Moorish Science Temple of America, El Rukn tribe. Their imam, or religious leader, is Malik, whose given name is Jeff Fort.
Photographs of locations associated with infamous criminal incidents in Chicago. Can you tell us who the federal judge was, and what was the case number to the statement you make below? Who ever wrote this knew absolutely nothing about the El's other than what they read in white news papers and white media. If you want a non biased story contact Carol Marine from channel 5 the only reporter allowed to speak to the man himself and go inside the Fort. Searching for the Best Dating Website? Create an account to find your perfect date.