Royal Cavaliers

I don’t know much about these guys.  I believe they formed in the 1970s or maybe even back in the 1960s.  They started at 18th and Carpenter then in the 1980s they left that area for 21st and Leavitt.  They went extinct maybe about late 1980s and flipped to Two …

Ridgeway Boys

I really don’t have much information on these guys. They started out as a group that was supposed to be future Latin Kings but kept it as their own nation. I know they seemed to be the most active in the 1990s and may have existed in the 1980s but …

Allport Lovers

I know next to nothing about these guys accept that came up at the intersection of 18th and Allport in the Pilsen neighborhood.  I don’t know when the Allport Lovers formed and I am not too certain about their rivalries but I am almost positive they battled the usual People …

Maniac Latin Hoods

The Latin Hoods started in the year 1975 and were mostly known as the “Latin Hoods” but their less used full name was “Almighty Latin Hoods.”  I think ‘Polaco” was the founder and first President as the Hoods opened up in the Logan Square neighborhood at the intersection of Francis …

Unknowns Player and Kings (UPK)

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 Humboldt Park and the Monticello and Augusta Players (M.A. Players). …

Two Six or 2-6 of Bridgeport

I created this page in order to filter out some of the stories that Two Six that we know from Little Village started way back in the 50s or 60s.  Many think Two Six started back then mainly because of the Two Sixs that existed in Bridgeport as a greaser …

Latin Homeboys

The story of the this organization goes all the way back to the early 1990s on the streets of Aurora.  In the early 90s a group of white youths moved from the south side of Chicago that were members of the South Side Heads Inc that operated in Gage Park, …

Lynchmen Sercaun Gangsters

When Larry Hoover first assimilated with the Disciples and the Black Gangster Disciple nation was formed; Larry chose three men to be his top enforcers: King Rusty, Hickey Nut and Angel.  Rusty was one of the original Outlaw Supreme Gangsters that settled in the Roseland neighborhood at 95th Street in 1968.  …

Morgan Deuces

With the recent release of the book Compliments of ChicagoHoodz: Chicago Street Gang Art & Culture it has brought me a great understanding of how the Morgan Deuces came to be.  I will now rewrite this Morgan Deuce history using some of the book as a reference because it totally …

Arch Dukes

The Arch Dukes were a gang born out of the Chicago land suburb of Cicero, Illinois in the Grant Works section of Cicero.  The Arch Dukes started in the year 1966 in order to combat roaming African American gangs from the North Lawndale neighborhood. The Arch Dukes were an all-white …