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Article: Puro Tango Blast
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== Structure ==
 
== Structure ==
Although often referred to as a [[prison gang]], Tango Blast is different than traditional prison gangs such as [[Mexikanemi]] and the [[Texas Syndicate]], lacking the typically strict hierarchy of those organizations.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.houstonpress.com/2007-08-16/news/gang-lite/1Tangos |title=Gang Lite? |page=1 |last=Vogel |first=Chris |date=August 15, 2007 |work=[[Houston Press]] |accessdate=May 23, 2011}}</ref> While those more structured organizations, known as Security Threat Groups,<ref>http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/cid/Pamphlet-Narr%20Form-09-07.pdf</ref> will have a variety of structures, Tango members in a particular area of a correctional facility will elect a silla (Spanish for "chair"), to speak for that area of the facility.<ref>http://houstone.blogspot.com/2008/04/puro-tango-blast.html</ref> There is no consistent pathway for initiation into a Tango; rather, each individual set of Tango members determines who it admits and by what methods.<ref name="oaoa.com"/><ref name="dallasnews.com"/> One initiation method is called a "Cora Check" or a test of heart in which the potential member must engage in physical combat with 2 or more members, provided that he does not surrender during the melee he is inducted to the gang.<ref name="houstonpress.com"/> Members are not required to perform gang activity when released from prison, making Tangos more popular among younger people.<ref name="houstonpress.com"/>
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Although often referred to as a [[prison gang]], Tango Blast is different than traditional prison gangs such as [[Mexikanemi]] and the [[Texas Syndicate]], lacking the typically strict hierarchy of those organizations.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.houstonpress.com/2007-08-16/news/gang-lite/1Tangos |title=Gang Lite? |page=1 |last=Vogel |first=Chris |date=August 15, 2007 |work=[[Houston Press]] |accessdate=May 23, 2011}}</ref> While those more structured organizations, known as Security Threat Groups,<ref>http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/cid/Pamphlet-Narr%20Form-09-07.pdf</ref> will have a variety of structures, Tango members in a particular area of a correctional facility will elect a silla (Spanish for "chair"), to speak for that area of the facility.<ref>http://houstone.blogspot.com/2008/04/puro-tango-blast.html</ref> There is no consistent pathway for initiation into a Tango; rather, each individual set of Tango members determines who it admits and by what methods.<ref name="oaoa.com"/><ref name="dallasnews.com"/> One initiation method is called a "Cora Check" or a test of heart in which the potential member must engage in physical combat with 2 or more members, provided that he does not surrender during the melee he is inducted to the gang.<ref name="houstonpress.com"/> Members are not required to perform gang activity when released from prison, making Tangos more popular among younger people. It was originally part of their mode of operation to not operate outside of prison. "In the free world we don't blast." <ref name="houstonpress.com"/>
   
 
== Individual Tangos ==
 
== Individual Tangos ==
Reason: ANN scored at 0.851392
Reporter Information
Reporter: Bradley (anonymous)
Date: Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 07:30:09 PM
Status: Reported
Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 07:30:09 PM #101796
Bradley (anonymous)

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