by David Gambacorta, The Philadelphia Inquirer Maybe the crab cakes will taste better in the slammer. Robert “Bootsie” Verrecchia pleaded guilty Wednesday to helping
[Note: This was originally posted in December 2010 and has been updated in September, November, and December 2019, and in January 2020] Far from the
Discussed quite a bit in the latter portion of the updated (2007) version of my Black Brothers, Inc, Dawud Bey is back in the news.
According to an analysis of best-selling sociology titles published in the Spring 2010 issue of Contexts*, Black Brothers, Inc.: The Violent Rise and Fall of
I was interviewed some time ago by journalist/author Frank Owen for a piece he was writing on the Philly underworld. In particular, he was examining