Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Saturday, July 20

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Chicago Hoodz offers a list of city gangs, past and present, along with a gallery of gang art and "compliment cards," which were passed out by gang members in the '70s and '80s. Interesting stuff. (Many more links in the MetaFilter thread, where it was posted by local blogger macadamiaranch)

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