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BGF (Black Guerrilla Family)
Symbol Type

Prison Tattoo

Symbol Description

The initials "BGF" (Black Guerilla Family) combined with cross sabers, shotguns and black dragons taking over prison towers provide the backdrop for this tattoo.

Also Known As

N/A

Traditional Use/Origins

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Hate Group/Extremist Organization

Black Guerilla Family (BGF)

Extremist Meaning or Representation

See below

Background/History

This gang was started at San Quentin State Prison in California in 1966 by former Black Panther, George L. Jackson. The gang has a strong political ideology that promotes Black revolution and the overthrow of the government.



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