Black Disciples




Black and Blue


Everything to the right side of the body, pitchforks pointing upward, and with the six-point star (Star of David).

Crimes Associated With:

Narcotic sales, stolen autos, armed robberies, home invasions, drive-by shootings, weapon sales, and murders.


Jerome "King Shorty" Freeman gained control of the Black Disciples following the death of David Barksdale.  In 1977, Jerome Freeman was sentenced to 10 years for an armed robbery.  During this time, the Black Disciples followed under the beliefs of the Black Gangster Disciple Nation.  Jerome Freeman only served five years, was released and regained control of the Black Disciples making themselves an independent gang.



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