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Who are the Insane Gangster Disciples?

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The Insane Gangster Disciples are a crime gang that arose in Birmingham, Ala., in the 1990s. The gang is affiliated with the Gangster Disciples and the Folk Nation gang of Chicago.

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Mainly choosing to dress in black, Insane Gangster Disciples are known to wear Oakland Raiders gear and incorporate the number 974 in graffiti tags. The gang members have a strong presence in drug trafficking, originally dealing cocaine out of Birmingham's South Side and eventually graduating to a wider range of drugs. This branch of Gangster Disciples has spread across most Southern states and even some Midwest states since its birth in the '90s.

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