Are These Photos of DeSean Jackson Throwing Gang Signs?

Or is he just making stupid hand gestures like us regular people?

Now that the Eagles have released DeSean Jackson, with reports surfacing that Jackson has ties to members of violent Los Angeles-area gangs, the DeSean Jackson gang allegations are turning up everywhere. (Jackson has issued a statement saying, in part, that “I am not and never have been part of any gang.”)

But TMZ was pushing the DeSean Jackson gang angle weeks ago, with a story that none of us noticed then: “DeSean Jackson Throwin’ Gang Signs With Rapper Nipsey Hussle.”

And if you scour the Internet, you’ll find more than a few photos of Jackson “throwin’ gang signs.” But is Jackson really “throwin’ gang signs,” or is he just making stupid hand gestures, like all those idiots on the Tumblr WhitePeopleThrowingGangSigns? You be the judge.

DeSean Jackson Gang Sign or Stupid Hand Gesture No. 1

Pro bowlers me & da Homie Celreece45 West coastin !!

DeSean Jackson Gang Sign or Stupid Hand Gesture No. 2

Supporting the ShelterHomless kids !! Me & @_youngchris

DeSean Jackson Gang Sign or Stupid Hand Gesture No. 3

@damizza @weworking Great Meeting Big business coming !! We workin !!

DeSean Jackson Gang Sign or Stupid Hand Gesture No. 4


And for that matter, is this Justin Bieber throwing a gang sign?


(Because, really, if Justin Bieber is in a gang, that gang should really be ashamed of itself.)

Maybe John Lennon was in the Peace Gang


Winston Churchill, the Victory Gang


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