Readers of Black Brothers, Inc.: The Violent Rise and Fall of Philadelphia’s Black Mafia (Milo, 2005/07) are intimately familiar with the name Paul Dandridge. Dandridge, first as an Assistant District Attorney and then as a Municipal Judge, played key roles in the history of Philly’s infamous and murderous syndicate. Please find below coverage of his passing at age 93.
By P.J. D’Annuzio, The Legal Intelligencer
Former Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Paul Dandridge, one of the city’s first African American judges, is remembered as a man who achieved greatly and knew people in high places—such as his friend Denzel Washington—but never forgot his West Philadelphia roots.
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