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Hate On Display: A Visual Database of
Extremist Symbols, Logos and Tattoos
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Elbow Web
Symbol Type

Prison Tattoo

Also Known As

Spider Web Tattoo

Traditional Use/Origins

N/A

Hate Group/Extremist Organization

Racist Convicts

Extremist Meaning or Representation

See below

Background/History

The spider web design tattoo is often found on the arms or under the arms of racists who have spent time in jail. In some places, one apparently "earns" this tattoo by killing a minority. However, non-extremists may sometimes sport this tattoo as well, unaware of its other symbology, simply because they like the design.



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