Who is the leader of the Black Disciples? Why did Larry Hoover get 150 years?

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The Black Disciples is a large street gang based in Chicago, Illinois, which became very popular after the murder of one of its members, an 11-year-old named Robert Sandifer.

The gang was founded 55 years ago by David Barksdale. The Black Disciples has over 300 sets, with around 30 to 40 members in each set.

The group is known for Arms trafficking, burglary, extortion, drug trafficking, illegal gambling, kidnapping, money laundering, murder, racketeering, robbery, theft.


Gangster Disciples leader Larry Hoover, center, with top gang lieutenant Gregory Shell, left, and gang associate Keith McCain. U.S. Photo by District Court records

The highest-ranking leadership role is “King Shorty.” Permanent leadership ranks also include the Minister, Assistant Co-Minister, and the Demetrius. The lowest ranking positions are the soldiers and representatives.

Who is the leader of the Black Disciples?

In 2020, it was reported by many media outlets that, Darnell McMiller, 35, is the current leader of the black disciples.

Why did Larry Hoover get 150 years?

Larry Hoover and a member were charged and convicted for the murder of another member, He was sentenced to 150 years. but why 150? Well, according to Wikipedia, he was found guilty of murder, conspiracy, extortion, and continuing to engage in a criminal enterprise.

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