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Donald Goines Documentary

Donald Goines the Real Story Donald Goines is your favorite rappers favorite writer. A pimp and a stickup man, addicted to heroin most of his short life, Goines’s books, with titles like “Whoreson” “Dopefiend” and “Black Gangster”, have sold over 6 million copies. Written in a frenzy between 1970 and ‘74, Goines’ novels are a

Black Caesar | Frank Matthews Story

Crime usually doesn’t pay, especially when you’re going up against the US government. But Brooklyn based heroin kingpin Frank “Pee Wee” Matthews, it certainly did pay, to the tune of $100 million in today’s dollars. The War on Drugs For African-Americans the late sixties and early seventies were the best of times and the worst of times.