’Not a Gang Member’: Insane Clown Posse Fans Protest in Photos

More than 1,000 fans of the band Insane Clown Posse are rallying to protest the FBI's classification of them as a gang. The band's fans, known as Juggalos, have gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial in a show of strength and unity. ICP is suing the Department of Justice to lift the FBI's designation of Juggalos as a hybrid gang similar to the Crips.

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Theresa Lindsey, left, dressed as Snow White and Timothy Schlarmann, center, dressed as Uncle Sam, both from southern California, join other juggalos, as supporters of the rap group Insane Clown Posse are known, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington during a rally, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, to protest and demand that the FBI rescind its classification of the juggalos as "loosely organized hybrid gang."
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Richard Williams, 29, of Oakland, California, joins other juggalos, as supporters of the rap group Insane Clown Posse are known, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington during a rally, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, to protest and demand that the FBI rescind its classification of the juggalos as "loosely organized hybrid gang."
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Fonz Tobin, 25, from Albuquerque, New Mexico, holds up a sign in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, as he joins other supporters of the rap group Insane Clown Posse, during a rally Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, to protest and demand that the FBI rescind its classification of the juggalos as "loosely organized hybrid gang."
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Fans of the US rap group Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, assemble on Sept. 16, 2017, near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to protest at a 2011 FBI decision to classify their movement as a gang.
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People gather for a rally before the start of the Juggalo March, at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, Sept. 16, 2017, in Washington, DC. Fans of the band Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, are protesting their identification as a gang by the FBI in a 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment.
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Fans of the US rap group Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, protest on Sept.16, 2017, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. against a 2011 FBI decision to classify their movement as a gang.
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Fans of the US rap group Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, protest on Sept. 16, 2017, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. against a 2011 FBI decision to classify their movement as a gang.
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Fans of the US rap group Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, gather on Sept. 16, 2017, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to protest against a 2011 FBI decision to classify their movement as a gang.
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Fans of the US rap group Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, gather on Sept. 16, 2017, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to protest against a 2011 FBI decision to classify their movement as a gang.
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People gather for a rally during the Juggalo March, at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, Sept. 16, 2017, in Washington, DC. Fans of the band Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, are protesting their identification as a gang by the FBI in a 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment.
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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: People gather for a rally during the Juggalo March, at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, Sept. 16, 2017, in Washington, DC. Fans of the band Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, are protesting their identification as a gang by the FBI in a 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment.
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A fan of the US rap group Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, poses with make up and sunglasses on during a protest on Sept. 16, 2017, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. against a 2011 FBI decision to classify their movement as a gang.
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Joseph Bruce, known as Violent J, from the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse, speaks beside Joseph Utsler, known as Shaggy 2 Dope, left, at the Juggalo March, at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, Sept. 16, 2017, in Washington, DC. Fans of the band Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, are protesting their identification as a gang by the FBI in a 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment.
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A Juggalo, fan of the music group Insane Clown Posse, juggles during a demonstration on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. The Juggalos are protesting the FBI's 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment, which described the fans as a "loosely organized hybrid gang."
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Joseph Utsler, known as Shaggy 2 Dope from the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse, leads the Juggalo March, at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, Sept. 16, 2017, in Washington, DC. Fans of the band Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, are protesting their identification as a gang by the FBI in a 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment.
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A masked fan of the US rap group Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, holds placards during a protest on Sept. 16, 2017, near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. against a 2011 FBI decision to classify their movement as a gang.
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