The Aryan Brotherhood , also known as the Brand or the AB , is a neo-Nazi prison gang and organized crime syndicate based in the United States which has an estimated 15,—20, members both in and out of prison. The Anti-Defamation League calls it the "oldest and most notorious racist prison gang in the United States. The gang has focused on the economic activities typical of organized crime entities, particularly drug trafficking , extortion , inmate prostitution , and murder-for-hire. Organization of its whites-only membership varies from prison to prison but is generally hierarchical, headed by a twelve-man council topped by a three-man commission. The Aryan Brotherhood uses various terms, symbols, and images to identify themselves, including shamrocks , swastikas , and other symbols. To join, members may swear a blood oath or take a pledge; acceptance into the Aryan Brotherhood is aided by a prospect's willingness to kill another inmate.
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Netflix's Narcos has probably been responsible for teaching more Americans about Colombian history than decades of Discovery documentaries combined and the same for Mexico with its spinoff Narcos: Mexico. A deep dive into the murky world of the war on drugs, Pablo Escobar's Medellin cartel, and the power plays at the top of Colombian politics in the '80s and '90s, Narcos is famed for its commitment to historical accuracy. Although showrunner Eric Newman has always been careful to stress that the narrative is condensed and refined to work as fiction, there's no doubt Netflix wants you to take Narcos seriously as television. And serious is exactly what Narcos is While some of these tweaks are minor, others are like watching a "historically accurate" Lincoln biopic open with Honest Abe taking part in a shirtless rap battle. Narcos is definitely great TV. It ain't so great at accurate history.
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The family traces its roots to a bootlegging gang formed by Joseph Profaci in Profaci would rule his family without interruption or challenge until the late s. The first war took place during the late s when capo Joe Gallo revolted against Profaci, but it lost momentum in the early s when Gallo was arrested and Profaci died of cancer. The family was not reunited until the early s under Joseph Colombo. In , the second family war began after Gallo's release from prison and the shooting of Colombo.