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Aryan Brotherhood Tattoos

Spider Web


Aryan Brotherhood Tattoos

Aryan Brotherhood Tattoos

Arizona Dept. of Corrections
Large tattoos or several multiple tattoos may symbolize a gang members’ level of devotion to their gang.

The spider web design, which can be seen here on the man's left upper shoulder, 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.

The Celtic lettering spelling out Aryan Brotherhood across the man's shoulders makes it clear to other gangs and to the authorities, where his alliance lies.

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