. A guaranteed chilling read. The melting pot “searing, unrelenting and ruthlessly precise, a nose-in-the-bloodstains account of the violence that splattered black Philadelphia in the late 60s and early 70s. Henry schipper, producer of “philly black mafia” in the “American Gangster” TV seriesThe Black Mafia is one of the bloodiest crime syndicates in modern US history.
Black Brothers, Inc. : The Violent Rise and Fall of Philadelphia's Black Mafia #ad - From its roots in philadelphia’s ghettos in the 1960’s, it grew from a rabble of street toughs to a disciplined, ruthless organization based on fear and intimidation. That i have ever seen. Elmer smith, “the exchange, ” 1340AM WHAT“The book is incredible. They developed close ties with the influential Nation of Islam and soon were executing rivals, extorting bookies connected to the city’s powerful Cosa Nostra crew, and cowing local gangs.
Updated edition, october 2007 “A gripping story. Griffin richly documents the Black Mafia’s organization, outreach and over-the-top badness.
Black Caesar: The Rise and Disappearance of Frank Matthews, KingpinStrategic Media Books #ad - This is the remarkable story of frank matthews, a charismatic drug kingpin from the late 1960s and 1980s who organized a huge criminal enterprise before jumping bail and 1973 with $15 million and a beautiful woman. Nicknamed black caesar, Matthews has never been seen again in what has become one of organized crimes most intriguing mysteries.
Black caesaris a 2013 usa best book Award Winner in the True Crime: Non-Fiction category.
BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia FamilySt. Martin's Griffin #ad - In the early 1990s, demetrius "big meech" flenory and his brother, Terry "Southwest T, " rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the largest cocaine empires in American history: the Black Mafia Family. Griffin. Yet even as bmf was attracting celebrity attention, its crew members struck fear in a city.
When the brothers began clashing in 2003, the flashy and beloved Big Meech risked it all on a shot at legitimacy in the music industry. At the same time, utilizing a high-stakes wiretap operation, the feds inched toward their goal of destroying the Flenory's empire and ending the reign of a crew suspected in the sale of thousands of kilos of cocaine ― and a half-dozen unsolved murders.
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Harlem Godfather: The Rap on my Husband, Ellsworth "Bumpy" JohnsonOshun Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This book also details bumpy's relationship Harlem dopedealer with Frank Lucas, who has called himself Bumpy's right-hand man, but was -- according to Mrs. Lucky luciano may have run most of New York City. But there is one thing on which both his supporters and detractors agree in his lifetime, Bumpy was the man in Harlem.
The first and only full biography on legendary Harlem gangster, Bumpy Johnson who was depicted in the movies Cotton Club, Hoodlum and American Gangster Al Capone may have ruled Chicago. Johnson -- little more than a flunky. But from the 1930s to the late 1960s, when it came to Harlem, the undisputed king of the underworld was Ellsworth Bumpy Johnson.
Harlem Godfather: The Rap on my Husband, Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson #ad - Harlem godfather: the rap on my husband, ellsworth Bumpy Johnson is the first complete biography of a man who for years was Harlem s best kept, and most cherished secret. There is also a full chapter on Madame Stephanie St. Clair, the infamous harlem numbers banker who instigated the famous fight with Jewish mobster Dutch Schultz.
Bumpy was a man whose contradictions are still the root of many an argument in Harlem. Griffin. The book is written by bumpy's widow, Mayme Johnson, and details not only his criminal life but also his personal life.
American CorrectionsCengage Learning #ad - You'll also get a frontline view of careers in the corrections field. Explore the american corrections system from the perspective of both the corrections worker and the offender in AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, Eleventh Edition. The authors "tell it like it is, the death penalty, unbiased examinations of such topics as assisting felons during the re-entry process, " offering you thought-provoking, reducing recidivism, and surveillance.
Comprehensive yet not overwhelming, the book covers both institutional and community sanctions, incorporating high-profile corrections cases taken from recent headlines to reinforce important theories. Griffin. Used book in Good Condition. Cengage Learning.
Rayful Edmond: Washington D.C.'s Most Notorious Drug LordGorilla Convict Publications #ad - But there were consequences to his reign. But regardless of what people thought of Rayful, he was an enigma, the president and CEO of what authorities called “the largest network for cocaine street sales in Washington D. C. He was a gangster legend of epic proportions, until he tarnished his legacy by turning snitch.
Used book in Good Condition. At the height of dodge city’s brutal crack epidemic in 1987, this 22-year-old man was responsible for distributing 60 percent of the cocaine that flooded the city’s streets. Cengage Learning. To many in his hometown of Washington, D. C. During his 1980s reign as the city’s biggest cocaine and crack dealer, Rayful Edmond was public enemy number one.
Rayful Edmond: Washington D.C.'s Most Notorious Drug Lord #ad - . To the mainstream media, but in the streets rayful was a hero, he encompassed all that was wrong with the city’s crack epidemic, an inner-city gangster who made it to the top echelons of the drug trade. His appeal crossed boundaries and he was adored by children and adults alike. Historians have blamed the crack storm that seized D.
C. But to others he was feared, a man who wreaked havoc on his community.
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold AutobiographyCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Griffin. This untold autobiography is not only personal, but also historical in its implications. Rick ross chronicles the times by highlighting the social climate that made crack cocaine so desirable, and he points out that at the time, the “cops in the area didn’t know what crack was; they didn’t associate the small white rocks they saw on homies as illegal drugs.
All rick ross knew was people wanted it. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing. It’s also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central, who was pushed through the school system each year and came out illiterate. Used book in Good Condition.
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography #ad - Freeway rick ross: the untold autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. Cengage Learning.
Gangsters of Harlem: The Gritty Underworld of New York City's Most Famous NeighborhoodBarricade Books #ad - Gangsters are every bit as colorful, and have a fascinating history in gambling, prostitution, intriguing, and powerful as Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, and drug dealing. African american organized crime has had as significant an impact on its constituent community as Italian, Jewish, and Irish organized crime has had on theirs.
Cengage Learning. In the late 1800's, Harlem became a highly fashionable neighborhood. Used book in Good Condition. For the first time in paperback, author Ron Chepesiuk chronicles the little known history of organized crime in Harlem. Griffin.
Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black WarfareKing Flex Entertainment #ad - Hidden colors 5 is the final installment of the critically acclaimed Hidden Colors documentary series. The film is broken down into 7 chapters that examines the ways the system of racism wages warfare from a historical, psychological, sexual, educational, health, biological, and military perspective. Used book in Good Condition.
Griffin. In this installment, the film explores the history of warfare as it relates to global Black society. Cengage Learning.
Black Gangsters of ChicagoBarricade Books #ad - Cengage Learning. The author profiles the key players in the nation’s largest black organized crime population and traces the murderous evolution of the gangs and rackets that define Chicago’s violent underworld. Used book in Good Condition. In black gangsters of chicago, the annals of black organized crime in Chicago, author Ron Chepesiuk focuses on a lesser known group, characters who have had as deep and unique an influence on organized crime in the Windy City.
Chicago has long been a haven of organized from, home to such celebrated figures as Al Capone, Lucky Luciano and Sam Giancana. Griffin.
Street Legends, Vol. 1Gorilla Convict Publications #ad - Cengage Learning. This book profiles six of the biggest street legends from the crack era- Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff, Aaron Jones, Wayne Perry, Anthony Jones, Peter “Pistol Pete” Rollack and George “Boy George” Rivera. 1, seth brings forth powerful biographies of six of the most notorious gangster of the crack era who influenced hip-hop and street culture.
Kilo’s of cocaine and heroin, luxury customized cars, millions of dollars of drug money, bling-bling to shine, dime pieces galore, multitudes of violence and vicious murder- these dudes were street stars and their lifestyles are what gangsta rap represents. Griffin. Read their stories and ride shotgun with a hood legend.
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