What did the Blackstone Rangers do?

The Blackstone Rangers wanted to play a major role in determining how the OEO-Woodlawn project should be run, and there were meetings throughout the summer of 1967 between the gang leaders and representatives of T.W.O. to determine the extent of their voice in the project.

What are the Blackstone Rangers?

The Blackstone Rangers are a street gang formed in the late 1950s on Blackstone Street on the south side of Chicago, Illinois. The Blackstone Rangers were founded by two teenagers, Jeff Fort and Eugene Hairston, while they were at the Illinois School for Boys in St. Charles.

What gang is Jeff Fort in?

the Black P. Stones gang
Fort co-founded the Black P. Stones gang and is the founder of its El Rukn faction….

Jeff Fort
Other names Angel Black Prince Chief Malik Abdul Malik Ka’bah
Known for Co–founder and leader of Black P. Stones Founder of El Rukn (Chicago)

What does the P stand for in Black P Stone?

Between 1961 and 1963, they evolved into one of the most dangerous and powerful gangs in Chicago. Fort seized upon the gang’s changed mission, renaming it the Black P. (Peace) Stone Nation. He transformed the BPSN into a black nationalistic group, and continued to involve the gang in street crime and drug trafficking.

What is Stone gang?

The Blackstone Rangers (Stones) were founded by Jeff Fort, and his leadership and organizational skills have been instrumental in the criminal successes of the gang. By 1965, the Stones had nearly 1,000 members. Members were recruited through the threat of death, and members of opposition gangs were murdered.

What does OG mean in Chicago?

It’s slang for mom…it probably says something like this “I’m goin’ to my og crib later” that just means mom..mostly used in the Midwest/Chicago meaning old girl for mom or mother.