London Street Gangs: Yardies, Peckham Boys, Jamaican Posse, Joel Smith, Eaton Green, Delroy Denton, Tottenham Mandem, Kemar Jarrett

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Yardies, Peckham Boys, Jamaican Posse, Joel Smith, Eaton Green, Delroy Denton, Tottenham Mandem, Kemar Jarrett, Donovan Bennett, Damned Crew, Ghetto Boys, Hawkubites, Glenford Spencer. Excerpt: The Peckham Boys, also referred to as Black Gang, are a gang based on the North Peckham Estate and Bells Garden Estate in Peckham, South...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Yardies, Peckham Boys, Jamaican Posse, Joel Smith, Eaton Green, Delroy Denton, Tottenham Mandem, Kemar Jarrett, Donovan Bennett, Damned Crew, Ghetto Boys, Hawkubites, Glenford Spencer. Excerpt: The Peckham Boys, also referred to as Black Gang, are a gang based on the North Peckham Estate and Bells Garden Estate in Peckham, South London. Its members are primarily Black British. The gang is composed of several affiliated sets, according to age group. The sets, more commonly known by their acronyms, are SN1 (Spare No 1, a corruption of the word no-one), PYG (Pecknarm Young Gunnerz), SI (Shoot Instant),GGB(Gloucester grove blockz), OPB (Original Peckham Boys),DFA (Dont Fuck About), PK (Peckham Killerz). Formerly, the sets of the gang were known simply as the 'Peckham Boys' and the 'Younger Peckham Boys'. The gang is also known as 'Black Gang', due to its association with the colour black. An 18 year old girl was shot outside a nighclub as police raided a nigerian restaurant being used by the peckham boys. The teenagers convicted of the high-profile murder of Damilola Taylor in 2000 were reported members of the Younger Peckham Boys. The killers Ricky and Danny Preddie were only 12 and 13 at the time of the murder. Another boy of Nigerian origin was stabbed to death on the North Peckham Estate nine days before Damilola was murdered, police have said. Shola Agora, 17, was found in the back of a car after being attacked just a few hundred yards from the stairwell where Damilola was found. A gun battle also took place at Chicago's nightclub in which 8 people were injured. In the mid-2000s, the Peckham Boys were involved in a widely reported gang-war against the Ghetto Boys street gang based in Deptford and New Cross, South London. In October 2004, ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=19599681

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157871804
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/10/2010
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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