Presentation on theme: "February 20 th 1947. Born in Aberdeen, Mississippi Family moved to the south side of Chicago in 1955 Dropped out of grade school Sent to the Juvenile."— Presentation transcript:
February 20 th 1947
Born in Aberdeen, Mississippi Family moved to the south side of Chicago in 1955 Dropped out of grade school Sent to the Juvenile Detention Camp at Suburban St. Charles House that members of the BlackPStone members stayed at
Has an IQ equivalent to a person of mental retardation( pts.) Exceptional leadership skills An organizational genius Has a magnetic personality Subvert communication skills Extorted $160,000 from Entertainer Sammy Davis
Co-Founded and lead the largest street gang Black P. Stones with Eugene Hairston Consolidated with a major drug cartel that still endures to present days Jeff Forte and Eugene Hairston
Originally Blackstone Rangers Leaders claimed the gang was protecting and defending the country Organization worked with Rev. John Fry to seek financial support from politicians The gang grew by extorting local business owners. They promised protection for pay.
The nation soon became more powerful than the local police under Forte. They disguised the gang as a job training facility for the youth of his community
When Forte was released from jail in 1974, he changed the name of the gang to Elrukn Elrukn came from his new found religion, Islam.
Theres about an estimated 23,000 members of the Black P Stones
Jeff Forte still remains the undisputed leader of the BPS, even though he is incarcerated for a life sentence
Jeff Fortes magnetic personality gave him an upward advantage in his role of work With this he became a very influential leader to many young people and continues to do so He lead many people in many different places around the United States and has had a huge impact on our country. He may not be the most postive leader, but never the less he was indeed in Leadership Position