The Black Gangster Disciple Nation. King David Barksdale was assassinated in 1. As a symbol of honor and remembrance the six- pointed Jewish star.
The splintering phenomenon also happens in different gangs such the Latin Kings, though they bear the same name and are in effect the same gang, the east coast version has a set of constitution that differs from the one located in Chicago.
They have meetings, parties, and attempts to reach many other geographical areas. The BDs have their own set of hand signs, gang logos, and written codes.
The Black Disciples are similar to other adult dominated gangs; most of the members of the gang tend to be very young kids and juveniles, and no matter the time of day, they can be found participating in the drug selling business.
The majority of Black Disciples members get their drugs from their higher ranks, which tend to be an adult, after selling the drugs, they keep a portion of the revenue as profit, and return the rest to their leaders.
Most BDs agree, selling drugs is the primary focus of the gang, and many of their written laws are there to protect both the leaders and their soldiers from getting in trouble with the law. When a member is found in violation, they are usually beaten up depending on how big the violation is.
The punishment face by members found in violation often happens in front of all members during gang meetings. Punishment duration tend to vary in relation to how big the violation is, smaller violation can face beatings of mere seconds, while those found of bigger violations can face beatings lasting minutes.
It is also not uncommon for members to be murdered when the violation reaches a certain unacceptable level, such as was the case for 11 year old Robert "Yummy" Sandifer whom was executed. A small violation can be a member missing a meeting, while a major violation can be disrespecting any of the leaders.
The BDs hand sign resembles that of the boy scout, thus making it easy for those unfamiliar with the gang to think that they are simply using the boy scout hand sign.
The colors of the Black Disciples are Black and Blue. Black stands for all black people. Blue is for the heavenly sky which blesses all Disciples.
True blue also represents the love we share, which is as deep as the deep blue sea. Red is like an add-on. It's a color most Chicago gangs use to represent the blood shed of their comrads or it can be worn by the top "shooters" in each set. Togetherness is essential in order for us to continue our survival.
Knowledge is the ability to have a conscious awareness, and knowledge gained and not passed along is wasted knowledge. Yummy got his name due to his love for cookies and sweets. At 11, yummy had a record that included 12 felony arrests. Yummy would bring international attention to the gang in unprecedented ways after he was sent to kill some Gangster Disciple members and was provided with a 9mm semi-automatic handgun.
Yummy agreed with the plans, and proceeded to locate his targets, however the end results would be nothing short of tragic. Upon locating his targets, Yummy fired multiple shot toward the GDs, he ended up wounding 3 individuals, 2 GD members, and 1 innocent bystander, a 14 year old girl named Shavon Dean.
They would both later be arrested for killing Yummy, and confessing that their gang leader sent them to do the job. Yummy was executed with a bullet to the back of the head.May 04, · Several leaders of a notorious nationwide gang were charged in sweeping federal indictments unsealed Wednesday in Atlanta and Memphis.
Cory DeWayne Bowers, aka Bear Wayne, 32, of Jackson, was associated with the Gangster Disciples and acted as a member of the Security Team in Jackson. According to the indictment, the Gangster Disciples is a highly organized national gang active in more than 35 states.
by Rod Emery From Chapter One: "The Gangster Disciples" pp ; permission requested from Morris Publishers. The Black Gangster Disciple Nation was born out of two metin2sell.com the beginning, there were two separate organizations: The Disciple Nation, whose President was David Barksdale, and the Gangster Nation, whose President was Larry Hoover.
In addition to having their own hierarchy, the Gangster Disciples also had their own rules and methods of enforcing those rules, with violations including cooperating with law enforcement, insubordination, shooting at other Gangster Disciples, and disrespecting gang higher-ups.
In the same year King Davis was assassinated, Hoover then formed the Gangster Disciples and King Shorty formed the Black Disciples.
Hoover had a work stoppage at Statesville, and for that he was transferred to Pontiac prison. Dec 17, · The Gangster Disciples, estimated to have as many as 30, members in Chicago, has taken an aggressive approach in branching out to other cities, according to .