United Neighborhoods

In the year 1964, the Warlords, Latin Kings, Spanish Lords and some other Puerto Rican gangs from Wicker Parkcame together to reach an understanding that they would not war against any fellow Puerto Rican gangs.  They would focus all their conflict with white greaser gangs that were brutally attacking Puerto Rican youths on the streets.  …

Unknowns Players and Kings

The Unknowns, Players and Kings alliance was created in the year 1982 by Warlord Chief Lord E of the Warlords.  The purpose of the alliance was to unite the La Familia Warlords of West Humboldt Park and Bucktown with the K-Town (West Humboldt Park) Insane Unknowns, Latin Kings of West …

Black Disciple Nation

In the year 1966, David Barksdale, the leader of the Devil’s Disciples/Black Disciples street gang got together with several leaders of African American street gangs on the south side of Chicago and drew up an alliance to fight off the rival Vice Lords and Black P Stones gangs. In 1969, the B.D.N ended when …

Gangster Nation

In the year 1966, Larry Hoover the leader of the Supreme Gangsters, created an alliance to combat the Vice Lords, Black P Stones and Black Disciples.  The alliance lasted until January of 1969 when Larry Hoover merged with the Black P Stones and the Gangster Stones were created.  Then in June of 1969 the Gangster Stones left the BPSN and merged …

Gaylords, C-Notes, Gents

In the year 1968, white Italian gangs the Gaylords, C-Notes and Lazy Gents from the southern part of the West Town neighborhood allied to fight off the black and Latino gangs nearby.  The arrival of the Latin Kings in the neighborhood was the extra push that made this alliance start up.  The alliance ended …

Black Gangster Disciple Nation

In June of 1969, Larry Hoover and David Barksdale combined Gangster Nation and Black Disciple Nation concepts to create a giant merger known as the “Black Gangster Disciples.”  This alliance became a gang in prison in 1976 when the civil war ended between Larry Hoover supporting BGDs and Jerome Freeman supporting BGDs.  In 1981, the two gangs were …

EL Rukns

When Jeff Fort was released from prison in March of 1976, he announced he converted to the Nation Of Islam and forced the BPSN to convert to Islam while not allowing any objections to this change. In 1978 when the People Nation was created the EL Rukns became a gang instead of an alliance …

Black P Stone Nation

In the year 1966, Black Stone Ranger leader Eugene Hairston established an alliance with 20 other African American street gangs to combat the recently formed Black Disciple Nation.  This alliance was replaced by the El Rukns in 1976.

Young Latino Organization

In the year 1976, the Spanish Cobras and Latin Disciples drew up an official alliance in order to team up and fight against Latin Kings and UFO allied gangs.  The alliance was known as “Young Latino Organization.”  In 1978 the YLO was replaced by ULO, but YLO continued as a training camp for young future Cobras and Disciples, in …

United Latino Organization

In 1978, the YLO allies wanted to expand to other allied gangs to fight against Latin Kings and UFO gangs.  The organization was known as “United Latino Organization.”  The YLO decided to extend to the Imperial Gangsters and Latin Eagles.  Other smaller gangs loosely affiliated with ULO in the 1980s that were also a part …