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25th Jun '17 10:03:04 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* In ''Film/PulpFiction'', Marsellus Wallace's gang seems to be very ethnically diverse; Wallace (Creator/VingRhames, so black), is in charge of Vince (Creator/JohnTravolta, so white) and Jules ({{Creator/SamuelLJackson}}, so black) (amongst others), and has connections with both black and white criminals.

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* In ''Film/PulpFiction'', Marsellus Wallace's gang seems to be very ethnically diverse; Wallace (Creator/VingRhames, so black), is in charge of Vince (Creator/JohnTravolta, so white) and Jules ({{Creator/SamuelLJackson}}, (Creator/SamuelLJackson, so black) (amongst others), and has connections with both black and white criminals.
30th Apr '17 10:23:46 AM darkemyst
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* [[Comicbook/RobinSeries Robin's]] informant, only known as [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy Killa Nilla]].
10th Apr '17 1:57:45 PM Golondrina
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* In ads for the 2005 ''Royal Rumble'', Wrestling/{{WWE}} [[JustForPun played on the double meaning of the word "rumble"]] by riffing on ''Film/WestSideStory'', with the ''Raw'' Superstars as the Jets and the ones from ''[=SmackDown=]'' as the Sharks. This was probably because at that time, ''[=SmackDown=]'' featured almost all the promotion's Latino talent: Wrestling/EddieGuerrero and his nephew Wrestling/{{Chavo|GuerreroJr}}, Wrestling/ReyMysterioJr, and Wrestling/{{Carlito C|olon}}aribbean Cool (who actually ''was'' Puerto Rican). However, the ''Raw'' gang, while mostly white, did include Wrestling/{{Batista}} (half-Asian, half-Caucasian), so WWE obviously weren't trying to be ''too'' literal.

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* In ads for the 2005 ''Royal Rumble'', Wrestling/{{WWE}} [[JustForPun played on the double meaning of the word "rumble"]] by riffing on ''Film/WestSideStory'', with the ''Raw'' Superstars as the Jets and the ones from ''[=SmackDown=]'' as the Sharks. This was probably because at that time, ''[=SmackDown=]'' featured almost all the promotion's Latino talent: Wrestling/EddieGuerrero and his nephew Wrestling/{{Chavo|GuerreroJr}}, Wrestling/ReyMysterioJr, and Wrestling/{{Carlito C|olon}}aribbean Cool (who actually ''was'' Puerto Rican). However, the ''Raw'' gang, while mostly white, did include Wrestling/{{Batista}} (half-Asian, half-Caucasian), half-white), so WWE obviously weren't trying to be ''too'' literal.



** Amusingly, though, theatrical groups will often cast a Latino as a Jet or a Caucasian as a Shark if they have too many actors from one of those groups. One of the Shark girls, Consuela, is sometimes portrayed by a blonde actress, although it's not clear whether this is to evoke DarkSkinnedBlond.

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** Amusingly, though, theatrical groups will often cast a Latino as a Jet or a Caucasian white man as a Shark if they have too many actors from one of those groups. One of the Shark girls, Consuela, is sometimes portrayed by a blonde actress, although it's not clear whether this is to evoke DarkSkinnedBlond.



*** In the first game, there was Los Carnales (drug runners, mostly Hispanic), the West Side Rollerz (car nuts, mostly Caucasian) and the Vice Kings (stereotypical gang bangers, African-American).
*** In the second game, there was the Brotherhood (the "dregs", mostly Caucasian), the Ronin (Japanese), and the Sons of Samedi (drug runners, mostly Haitian).
*** The Third Street Saints were the sole group whose diversity extended to the upper ranks: in the first game, there was Julius (African-American), Gat (Non-specific Asian), Lin (Chinese), Troy (Caucasian) and Dex (Afro-Carribean). In the second game, there was Gat (again), Pierce (African-American), Carlos (Hispanic) and Shaundi (Caucasian), as well as whatever ethnicity was chosen for the player character from a choice of Caucasian, Asian, African-American, and Hispanic. [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Or zombie]]. In ''The Third'', however, most of your new recruits are Caucasian, with the exceptions of Zimos (African-American) and Angel (Hispanic).

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*** In the first game, there was Los Carnales (drug runners, mostly Hispanic), the West Side Rollerz (car nuts, mostly Caucasian) white) and the Vice Kings (stereotypical gang bangers, African-American).
*** In the second game, there was the Brotherhood (the "dregs", mostly Caucasian), white), the Ronin (Japanese), and the Sons of Samedi (drug runners, mostly Haitian).
*** The Third Street Saints were the sole group whose diversity extended to the upper ranks: in the first game, there was Julius (African-American), Gat (Non-specific Asian), Lin (Chinese), Troy (Caucasian) (White) and Dex (Afro-Carribean). In the second game, there was Gat (again), Pierce (African-American), Carlos (Hispanic) and Shaundi (Caucasian), (White), as well as whatever ethnicity was chosen for the player character from a choice of Caucasian, White, Asian, African-American, and Hispanic. [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Or zombie]]. In ''The Third'', however, most of your new recruits are Caucasian, white, with the exceptions of Zimos (African-American) and Angel (Hispanic).
9th Apr '17 6:30:35 PM TheWanderer
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* ''Series/TheWire'' features a smattering of white drug dealers in Baltimore's white neighborhoods, and they are mostly portrayed as [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy posturing phoneys]], leading to Herc jokingly suggesting to Kima at one point that white gangbangers need their own version of Affirmative Action. "White Mike" is a higher level dealer who has contacts with the corrupt Stevedores' Union.

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* ''Series/TheWire'' ''Series/TheWire'':
** The show
features a smattering of white drug dealers in Baltimore's white neighborhoods, and they are mostly portrayed as [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy posturing phoneys]], leading to Herc jokingly suggesting to Kima at one point that white gangbangers need their own version of Affirmative Action. Compared to the difficulties the police have to deal with trying to bust professional, elaborate, and [[ProperlyParanoid deeply paranoid]] groups like the Barksdale Organization or Marlo Stanfield's crew, the white dealers are a walk in the park for them.
** This does not apply ''at all'' to the Greeks, an [[TheSyndicate international crime syndicate]] whose members mostly come from Southern and Eastern Europe, along with the Middle East. The group is mostly white but eschews street attitude entirely and are the single most successful criminal enterprise on the show. Even the major investigation into their smuggling, drug supplying, and human trafficking activities in season 2, which is carried out by some of the best cops in the city, fails to bring down the organization and only interrupts their activities for a week or two before they get right back to business.
** About the only white Baltimore drug dealer who isn't shown as a complete wannabe is Mike [=McCardle=], AKA
"White Mike" is Mike", a higher level dealer who has contacts with both [[GreaterScopeVillain The Greeks]] and the corrupt Stevedores' Stevedores Union.
11th Mar '17 10:08:07 AM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/PulpFiction'', Marsellus Wallace's gang seems to be very ethnically diverse; Wallace (Creator/VingRhames, so black), is in charge of Vince (JohnTravolta, so white) and Jules ({{Creator/SamuelLJackson}}, so black) (amongst others), and has connections with both black and white criminals.

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* In ''Film/PulpFiction'', Marsellus Wallace's gang seems to be very ethnically diverse; Wallace (Creator/VingRhames, so black), is in charge of Vince (JohnTravolta, (Creator/JohnTravolta, so white) and Jules ({{Creator/SamuelLJackson}}, so black) (amongst others), and has connections with both black and white criminals.
30th Jan '17 1:46:32 PM Theriocephalus
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* TruthInTelevision - White gangsters (that is, white criminals who operate for profit, as opposed to the ideologically minded neo-Nazi skinheads) do exist, though they are [[http://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/Survey-Analysis/Demographics#anchorregm few]]. There are also some plain multi-ethnic gangs. The ''Los Angeles Times'' ran into accusations of bias after its article on a violent crime did not describe the perpetrators' group, The Slick Fifties, as a gang due to their white, middle-class background.

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* TruthInTelevision - White -- white gangsters (that is, white criminals who operate for profit, as opposed to the ideologically minded neo-Nazi skinheads) do exist, though they are [[http://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/Survey-Analysis/Demographics#anchorregm few]]. There are also some plain multi-ethnic gangs. The ''Los Angeles Times'' ran into accusations of bias after its article on a violent crime did not describe the perpetrators' group, The the Slick Fifties, as a gang due to their white, middle-class background.



** During those times Jews, Irish and Italian Americans were not necessarily considered "white" and if they were, they were subsumed under the category "white ethnic" which is now unknown to all but history buffs. This is somewhat comparable to "white Latinos" (Latino being an ethnic designation divorced from skin color, a Latino can be of any race)

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** During those times Jews, Irish and Italian Americans were not necessarily considered "white" and and, if they were, they were subsumed under the category "white ethnic" which is now unknown to all but history buffs. This is somewhat comparable to "white Latinos" (Latino being an ethnic designation divorced from skin color, a Latino can be of any race)
7th Nov '16 8:23:34 AM dmcreif
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->'''Det. Hauk:''' White boys, I love em, I fucking love em. [[{{Irony}} Dumb as a box of rocks]]. [Lists a bunch of ways that the white dealers made mistakes or made it easy for the cops to bust them.] And then when you make the deal, there's no runner, no nothing, just the guy himself walking up to you in the parking lot shouting "I brought the drugs, did you bring the money?" If white boys wanna sell drugs in Baltimore, they have to make different laws for it, like even it out for them.\\
'''Det. Greggs:''' Affirmative action?\\
'''Hauk:''' Leave no white man behind!

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->'''Det. Hauk:''' ->'''Herc:''' White boys, I love em, I fucking love em. [[{{Irony}} Dumb as a box of rocks]]. [Lists a bunch of ways that the white dealers made mistakes or made it easy for the cops to bust them.] And then when you make the deal, there's no runner, no nothing, just the guy himself walking up to you in the parking lot shouting "I brought the drugs, did you bring the money?" If white boys wanna sell drugs in Baltimore, they have to make different laws for it, like even it out for them.\\
'''Det. '''Kima Greggs:''' Affirmative action?\\
'''Hauk:''' '''Herc:''' Leave no white man behind!



** It should also be be pointed out this is a sign of their desperation, all the gangs are suffering and they have to team up in order to focus on their new enemy: Batman, but also to an extent, they also have enemies in the form of Harvey Dent and the Joker - Dent for shutting down all of the other launderers, and the Joker dislikes the mob's interests in money (he kills one of Gambol's guys with [[EyeScream a disappearing pencil]], later kills Gambol, and also burns Lau and the mob's money).

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** It should also be be pointed out this is a sign of their desperation, all the gangs are suffering and they have to team up in order to focus on their new enemy: the Batman, but also to an extent, they also have enemies in the form of Harvey Dent and the Joker - Dent for shutting down all putting their launderers out of the other launderers, business, and the Joker dislikes the mob's interests in money (he kills one of Gambol's guys with [[EyeScream a disappearing pencil]], later kills Gambol, and also burns Lau and the mob's money).



* In ''Film/PulpFiction'', Marsellus Wallace's gang seems to be very ethnically diverse; Wallace (Creator/VingRhames, so black), is in charge of Vince (JohnTravolta) and Jules ({{Creator/SamuelLJackson}}) (amongst others), and has connections with both black and white criminals.

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* In ''Film/PulpFiction'', Marsellus Wallace's gang seems to be very ethnically diverse; Wallace (Creator/VingRhames, so black), is in charge of Vince (JohnTravolta) (JohnTravolta, so white) and Jules ({{Creator/SamuelLJackson}}) ({{Creator/SamuelLJackson}}, so black) (amongst others), and has connections with both black and white criminals.



* ''Series/TheWire'' features a smattering of white drug dealers in the white neighborhoods of Baltimore, and they are mostly portrayed as [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy posturing phoneys]]. "White Mike" is a higher level dealer who has contacts with the corrupt Stevedores' Union.

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* ''Series/TheWire'' features a smattering of white drug dealers in the Baltimore's white neighborhoods of Baltimore, neighborhoods, and they are mostly portrayed as [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy posturing phoneys]].phoneys]], leading to Herc jokingly suggesting to Kima at one point that white gangbangers need their own version of Affirmative Action. "White Mike" is a higher level dealer who has contacts with the corrupt Stevedores' Union.
10th Sep '16 1:19:39 PM TheJ0ker
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* ''[[WebOriginal/{{Blackburn}}]]'' features plenty of white thugs, [[EqualOpportunityEvil even female ones.]]

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* ''[[WebOriginal/{{Blackburn}}]]'' ''WebOriginal/{{Blackburn}}'' features plenty of white thugs, [[EqualOpportunityEvil even female ones.]]
10th Sep '16 1:10:28 PM TheJ0ker
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* ''[[WebOriginal/{{Blackburn}}]]'' features plenty of white thugs, [[EqualOpportunityEvil even female ones.]]
6th Sep '16 12:11:21 PM TheJ0ker
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* TruthInTelevision - White gangsters (that is, white criminals who operate for profit, as opposed to the ideologically minded neo-Nazi skinheads) do exist, though they are [[http://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/Survey-Analysis/Demographics#anchorregm few and declining in number]]. There are also some plain multi-ethnic gangs. The ''Los Angeles Times'' ran into accusations of bias after its article on a violent crime did not describe the perpetrators' group, The Slick Fifties, as a gang due to their white, middle-class background.

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* TruthInTelevision - White gangsters (that is, white criminals who operate for profit, as opposed to the ideologically minded neo-Nazi skinheads) do exist, though they are [[http://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/Survey-Analysis/Demographics#anchorregm few and declining in number]].few]]. There are also some plain multi-ethnic gangs. The ''Los Angeles Times'' ran into accusations of bias after its article on a violent crime did not describe the perpetrators' group, The Slick Fifties, as a gang due to their white, middle-class background.
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