Will Latino gang arrests deepen black...

Will Latino gang arrests deepen black-brown divide?

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“The Love Below”

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Since: Apr 10

ATL

#2 Jun 8, 2011
There are several reasons for this less than optimistic view that hate can be arrested away. Much of the hate violence in Los Angeles, which has been well documented by successive annual reports by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, is no longer white on black, but Latino on black, and to a much less extent black on Latino. That violence is just enough to harden the racial battle lines between some violence prone Latino and black gangs in and around Los Angeles.
This points to yet another problem. And that's that blacks and Latinos can be racist, maybe even more racist than whites, toward each other. When that racism translates into physical violence whether in the jails or in the streets, the gang targets are almost always the weakest, most vulnerable and innocent. The victims of the Latino gang violence in Azusa, for instance, were either students or home owners. The gang attacks are deliberately designed by the gang hate purveyors to send the message to blacks that, "This is our turf, and you're an interloper."
The prisons and jails have also been a virtual perpetual battleground between violent Latino and black gang members. There have been pitched battles at local jails between black and Latino inmates, and police and prison officials have had their hands full trying to maintain order in the jails. They have even resorted in many jail facilities to imposing a rigid system of segregation between black and Latino prisoners.
Any encroachment by an inmate on the other's "jail turf" will be met with instant attack, and in some cases murder. In Los Angeles County jails, officials have set up special isolation units exclusively to keep Mexican mafia leaders from issuing orders for hits on gang rivals and blacks. In fact, in the federal indictment of the Azusa street gang, the feds alleged that drug proceeds from the neighborhood were funneled to the Mexican Mafia.
Eventually most of these gang members will hit the streets again and when they do in more cases than not the hatred that was learned in the streets, reinforced in the jails and prisons, explodes into violence against blacks in the streets especially if there's the perception that blacks pose a threat to their lucrative racket and drug trade in poor communities.
The violence is also fueled by the changing racial demographics in many neighborhoods in Southern California and increasingly other parts of the country. Neighborhoods that were once exclusively or predominantly African-American, are they are either now majority Hispanic or they are close to being a majority of the residents. The recent Pew Hispanic Center report confirmed the drastic change in numbers. Hispanics now number more than 50 million in America, and are the fastest growing segment of the American population.
The fed crackdown on the Azusa street gangs by itself won't stop hate attacks on blacks. But it does stop it cast an ugly glare on the terror of Latino on black hate violence. And that's a good thing.
timmy

United States

#5 Jun 9, 2011
Hmmm.

“The Love Below”

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Since: Apr 10

ATL

#6 Jun 9, 2011
BROWNMAN20 wrote:
http://www.thegrio.com/opinion /will-latino-gang-arrests-deep en-black-brown-divide.php
In Atlanta, their are a lot of middle and uppler class black people. A lot of hispanics commit crime in Atlanta, and also, Atlanta is also a stopping point with drug cartels, its going to get worser. These gangs will not bring peace with them, to no one. All of them are not bad, just like blacks, or whites. If the hispanic population becomes a majority, it will be bad, and all of them are not hard working. I been to California, they have a lot of lazy ones, just like blacks, and whites, but if they are the majority, thats not good, Im not hating, but this is the truth.
Tim from Evanston busted

United States

#7 Jun 9, 2011
BROWNMAN20 wrote:
<quoted text>In Atlanta, their are a lot of middle and uppler class black people. A lot of hispanics commit crime in Atlanta, and also, Atlanta is also a stopping point with drug cartels, its going to get worser. These gangs will not bring peace with them, to no one. All of them are not bad, just like blacks, or whites. If the hispanic population becomes a majority, it will be bad, and all of them are not hard working. I been to California, they have a lot of lazy ones, just like blacks, and whites, but if they are the majority, thats not good, Im not hating, but this is the truth.
From what I've seen living in socal things are not what it is made out to be.

“Bean Cheese Green Goes”

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Since: Mar 09

Perris, CA

#9 Jun 9, 2011
BROWNMAN20 wrote:
http://www.thegrio.com/opinion /will-latino-gang-arrests-deep en-black-brown-divide.php
I could almost set my clock to it. The "it" was a call I'd get from an anguished African-American parent every several months pleading with me and other writers and activists in Los Angeles that speak out against crime, gang and police violence to take action after they, a black neighborhood or one of their children was physically or verbally assaulted and harassed by Latino gang members.
In some cases, the attacks were not simply verbal or physical assaults but murders. We held press conferences, candle light vigils, and even marches for the victims, and challenged city and federal officials to take action. The action the parents and neighbors demanded was gang crackdowns, sweeps and prosecutions.
Federal and local law enforcement officials moved cautiously at first but in 2009, federal prosecutors brought drug, murder and racketeering charges against the violent Latino street gang, The Avenues, whose sworn mission was to drive blacks out of one South Central Los Angeles neighborhood.
The charges were announced with much media fanfare, but it did not stop the attacks and harassment. Black families fled their homes in terror in several other neighborhoods in and around Los Angeles. In each case, the alleged perpetrators of the terror attacks and vandalism were Latino gang members.
The recent bust of a Latino gang in the Los Angeles bedroom community of Azusa pretty much follows the same pattern. A violent Latino gang has a long and sordid history of harassing, assaulting, and terrorizing blacks in that community. And after loud protests from black groups, federal officials finally hit back with sweeps and arrests. But will it also be a repeat of the pattern of the past? That is a big gang sweep, arrests, lots of media attention, but racial attacks and tension continue. That's tough to answer. The fed action is certainly welcome. But one thing that's certain, the cause of the violence and the terror by some Latino gangs won't magically vanish with the fresh round of arrests.
The south central area is not home to avenues gang,there in the North East L.A section.

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#10 Jun 9, 2011
i really feel sorry for the aa in los angeles because in this situation they really have no where to go. you know if this were whites being attacked like this and especially in this kinda organized way, the full force of local and federal power would shut down all the gangs and put half the city in prison if they had to. but for aa you only get these occasional media events while business continues as usual.
but what amazes me is that aa cities all over the country are letting illegals invade their communities knowing that his is exactly how ish got started in socal. it's like aa are doing everything possible to destroy themselves.

“Bean Cheese Green Goes”

Level 3

Since: Mar 09

Perris, CA

#11 Jun 9, 2011
BROWNMAN20 wrote:
<quoted text>In Atlanta, their are a lot of middle and uppler class black people. A lot of hispanics commit crime in Atlanta, and also, Atlanta is also a stopping point with drug cartels, its going to get worser. These gangs will not bring peace with them, to no one. All of them are not bad, just like blacks, or whites. If the hispanic population becomes a majority, it will be bad, and all of them are not hard working. I been to California, they have a lot of lazy ones, just like blacks, and whites, but if they are the majority, thats not good, Im not hating, but this is the truth.
What you just said is pure malarky about hispanics in the L.A area being the most lazy due there numeros,thats caca
All one has to do when visiting L.A is take a little stroll to L.A infamous skid row and see the massive amounts of poor black that have given up on life.
There estimated number of 70'000 homeless,a large chunk that percentage are African Americans living on the streets.
SAn Fransico has even more numbers I think about 90'000,and again,most are black.
...So dont talk about my people being lazy.
PCT

San Diego, CA

#14 Jun 9, 2011
The damn cholos actually did a public service. I don't like cholos either, but at least many can be reasoned with. At least they were protecting their streets from the other vermin. Blacks, aren't native to California, nor any of the states that were once part of Mexico, before the Mexican American war, they don't belong.
SUNDAE

Chicago, IL

#15 Jun 9, 2011
PCT wrote:
The damn cholos actually did a public service. I don't like cholos either, but at least many can be reasoned with. At least they were protecting their streets from the other vermin. Blacks, aren't native to California, nor any of the states that were once part of Mexico, before the Mexican American war, they don't belong.
How dont we belong we built this country for free did u forget?
SUNDAE

Chicago, IL

#16 Jun 9, 2011
Michael Dell wrote:
<quoted text>Damn! its the same here in Texas. Jobless lazy Blacks doing nothing and blaming Mexicans for their poor choices in life.
I highly doubt that black people blame mexicans for their poor choices in life. No more than mexicans can blame black people for being deported back to mexico where u belong Mexico is for mexicans!
SUR S1D3R

Bakersfield, CA

#17 Jun 9, 2011
Historically black neighborhoods like Compton, Watts and South Central are becoming barrios. The entire southwest is being reclaimed by it's rightful owners.

Viva Aztlan!!
Pool Shark

Carson, CA

#18 Jun 9, 2011
PCT wrote:
The damn cholos actually did a public service. I don't like cholos either, but at least many can be reasoned with. At least they were protecting their streets from the other vermin. Blacks, aren't native to California, nor any of the states that were once part of Mexico, before the Mexican American war, they don't belong.
They didn't volunteer to come here, remember?
azteccafrecca

Germany

#19 Jun 9, 2011
'Historically black' don't mean its black forever. Things change. You blacks do it to us whites and now you are getting a taste of your own medicine. Sucks don't it?
SUNDAE

Chicago, IL

#20 Jun 9, 2011
azteccafrecca wrote:
'Historically black' don't mean its black forever. Things change. You blacks do it to us whites and now you are getting a taste of your own medicine. Sucks don't it?
What are you talking about your comment made no sense!
Pool Shark

Carson, CA

#21 Jun 9, 2011
SUNDAE wrote:
<quoted text>What are you talking about your comment made no sense!
Sense? From Germany?
ABM

Hyattsville, MD

#22 Jun 9, 2011
azteccafrecca wrote:
'Historically black' don't mean its black forever. Things change. You blacks do it to us whites and now you are getting a taste of your own medicine. Sucks don't it?
What did blacks do to you in Germany? refresh my memory pls dumbass.
SUNDAE

Chicago, IL

#23 Jun 9, 2011
Pool Shark wrote:
<quoted text>Sense? From Germany?
This German person is posing as many different people on different forums. I dont think they understand english to well either!
UruEuWauWau

France

#24 Jun 9, 2011
SUNDAE wrote:
<quoted text>
This German person is posing as many different people on different forums. I dont think they understand english to well either!
& who says he's even German, or European?! ;-P I bet his much closer to ya than to me, sis. ;-)
Pool Shark

Carson, CA

#25 Jun 9, 2011
SUNDAE wrote:
<quoted text>
This German person is posing as many different people on different forums. I dont think they understand english to well either!
Well, tell Colonel Klink to stick to German forums.

“The Love Below”

Level 8

Since: Apr 10

ATL

#26 Jun 9, 2011
Tim from Evanston busted wrote:
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From what I've seen living in socal things are not what it is made out to be.
So theirs not really any tention between black people and brown people?

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