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Aryan Brotherhood

The Aryan Brotherhood (AB; aka Alice Baker, One-Two, or The Brand) is one of the most notorious prison gangs in the history of U.S. prisons. Although AB began in a single prison as a prison gang whose purpose was to provide protection to White inmates, its influence has spread throughout the U.S. state and federal prison system and even into communities. As members are released from prison, their lifelong commitment to the AB encourages engagement in criminal activities after release.

This entry reviews the history, organization, and criminal activities of the AB, one of the largest and most organized prison gangs in existence. It then discusses depictions of the AB in popular media and ends with a brief discussion of the AB in the 21st ...

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