Category: African-American

Baltimore’s ‘Brick City’ Gang Boss Ordered Pair Of Government Informants Slain, Per Indictment

Reputedly merciless Baltimore drug kingpin Brandon Pride is alleged have had two members of his Brick City narcotics trafficking organization who he found out had cooperated with the police executed in the last two years – Jason Summers, 44 and Tahlil Yasin, 39, were killed within three months of each other in 2015 on Pride’s orders, according to
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Chicago Policy Wars: The Outfit Numbers Takeover Timeline – Momo Makes Good

Starting in the 1940s, the Chicago mafia staged a takeover of the area’s mostly African-American numbers lottery, an illegal operation spread mainly across the Windy City’s Southside and Westside and by later in the decade a 20-million dollar-a-year business. Violence, primarily stemming from the ensuing tensions between local Italian and Black crime syndicates, raged until
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The Ghost & The Darkness: Powell Brothers Gang Lieutenant Gets New Trial, Per Govt., Was No. 3 Guy In Detroit Drug Conspiracy

It was a good week for former reputed Detroit drug dealer Ernest (Ghost) Proge, the alleged third-in-charge of the infamous Powell Brothers Gang, Motown’s biggest dope peddlers of the late 2000s. The 41-year old Proge had his federal narcotics and racketeering conviction thrown off the books by the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals this
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NFL Player’s Father Went Down In Feds’ ‘Operation FedEx’ Bust In Detroit Back In The 1990s

Darryl Funchess, the dad of NFL hybrid tight end-wide receiver Devin Funchess, was convicted of narcotics trafficking out of Detroit, Michigan in a far-reaching federal drug case known as Operation FedEx 20 years ago this spring. Funchess, an up-and-coming pass catcher for the Carolina Panthers who snared two grabs for 40 yards in last year’s
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