New York City Gang History

New York City Gang History

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The discussion of the history and legacy of gangs and crews in New York City: all five boroughs; and their impact and spread into neighboring areas of Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut.

    Some newspapers with good articles over the years, were: The Brooklyn Eagle, New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, New York Herald Tribune. Magazines: Time, Life, Books: The Cross and the Switchblade, by David Wilkerson. Burn, Baby, Burn, by Nickie Cruz. Manchild in a Promised Land, Claude Brown. *Other books by James Baldwin gives a good insight in New York life in 1940's to 1960's. Do you have any others? Please email me. I will post them and more.


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    November 16, 2010
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    September 29, 2012
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