Black Hand

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Black Hand or The Black Hand may refer to:

Extortionists and underground groups[edit]

  • Black Hand (anarchism) (La Mano Negra), a presumed secret, anarchist organization based in the Andalusian region of Spain during the early 1880s
  • Black Hand (extortion), an extortion racket practised by the Camorra and Mafia members in Italy and the United States
  • Black Hand (Mandatory Palestine) (al-Kaff al-Aswad), an Islamist militant group in the British Mandate of Palestine in the 1930s
  • Black Hand (Serbia) (Црна Рука), a secret society devoted to Serbian unification in the 1910s
  • Black Hand (Slovenia) (Črna roka), an anti-communist organization that carried out assassinations in the Slovene Lands during World War II
  • Yiddish Black Hand, a.k.a. Jewish Black Hand Association, a criminal organization that operated on New York's Lower East Side during the early 20th century


Art, entertainment, and media[edit]