Category: African-American

A Ray Of Light For Rayful: Legendary Washington D.C. Drug Boss Dapped By Feds, Could Be Free Soon

The quintessential D.C. drug don, Rayful Edmond, might receive a reprieve from his life prison sentence, his reward for cooperating with authorities for the last two decades. Prosecutors in Washington D.C.’s U.S. Attorneys’ Office filed motions in federal court last week for Edmond’s sentence to be reduced and him to be paroled. The 54-year old
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The Philadelphia Junior Black Mafia Murder List: Aaron Jones & JBM Killed The Comp In Late ’80s

Aaron (A.J.) Jones founded the Philadelphia Junior Black Mafia in 1985. As a young boy in the 1970s, Jones had been an errand boy for original Philly Black Mafia chief Robert (Nudie) Mims. The “JBM” went on to dominate the crack cocaine trade in North and West Philadelphia for the better part of a decade.
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Holidays Come Early For “Rudy Pooty,” Detroit Boys Gang Leader In North Carolina Gifted New Trial

Drug gang boss Rudolph (Rudy Pooty) Coles had his 2017 narcotics trafficking conviction tossed out by the North Carolina Court of Appeals this week and will get a new trial. Coles, 62, is one of the leaders of the Detroit Boys Gang, a criminal organization from Michigan that relocated down south, setting up satellites in North Carolina, West Virginia and
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‘Lil’ Man & The Mayor: Crimetown Podcast Puts Microscope On Links Tying Curry Boys To Detroit Mayor

The relationship between the old Curry Brothers Gang led by 1980s-era Detroit drug kingpin Johnny Curry and deceased Detroit Mayor Coleman Young gets a deep dive in Episodes 6 and 7 of the critically-lauded podcast Crimetown. Curry ruled the Eastside dope game in Motown at the peak of the government’s War on Crack with Young’s beautiful niece on his arm. Young served five terms as Mayor
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