Black Brothers, Inc.: The Violent Rise And Fall Of The Philadelphia Black Mafia (Paperback)
 
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Black Brothers, Inc.: The Violent Rise And Fall Of The Philadelphia Black Mafia (Paperback)

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    Updated Edition, October 2007

    “A gripping story. . . . Griffin richly documents the Black Mafia’s organization, outreach and over-the-top badness.”—Philadelphia Inquirer

    “Griffin’s reporting on the Black Mafia and its......more

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Updated Edition, October 2007

“A gripping story. . . . Griffin richly documents the Black Mafia’s organization, outreach and over-the-top badness.”—Philadelphia Inquirer

“Griffin’s reporting on the Black Mafia and its interaction with law enforcement, the Nation of Islam and the Italian mob is fascinating.”—Philadelphia Weekly

“A confident chronicle of Philly’s Black Mafia, the decades-long collaboration among drug dealers, Muslim clerics and local politicians.”—Philadelphia Magazine

“A richly detailed narrative of the murderous history of the city’s first African-American crime syndicate.”—Philadelphia Daily News

“A great, sprawling epic.”—Duane Swierczynski, editor-in-chief, Philadelphia City Paper

“If you’re a crime buff, a history lover, or if you just want something fascinating to read, it’s a book you can’t refuse.”—Terri Schlichenmeyer, syndicated reviewer and host of www.BookWormSez.com

“I couldn’t put this book down.”—Keith Murphy, award-winning broadcaster and host of “The Urban Journal” on XM Radio’s The Power

“Sean Patrick Griffin has given us a really extensive look into the Black Mafia . . . and has produced one of best pieces of research on the underworld . . . that I have ever seen.”—Elmer Smith, “The Exchange,” 1340AM WHAT

“The book is incredible . . . amazing stuff.”—Dom Giordano, radio host, 1210AM WPHT

“Sean Patrick Griffin, in surreal detail, lays out the twist and turns, the political and religious associations . . . 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 series

The Black Mafia is one of the bloodiest crime syndicates in modern US history. From its roots in Philadelphia...

Sean Patrick Griffin, Ph.D. is a former Philadelphia police officer who is now associate professor in the Administration of Justice at Penn State Abington. He has authored numerous articles on organized and white-collar crime and been an invited panelist on national crime forums.

Author:
Griffin, Sean Patrick
Genre:
TRUE CRIME / General
Audience:
College/higher education
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
464
Language:
English
Publisher:
Milo Books
Publish Date:
07/05/2005
Copyright Year:
2005
ISBN:
9781903854365
Height:
7.75 in
Wdth:
5.0 in
Thickness:
1.25 in
Unit weight:
1.24 lb
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