David Dawley's A Nation of Lords: The Autobiography of the Vice Lords PDF

By David Dawley

ISBN-10: 0881336289

ISBN-13: 9780881336283

An instructive and correct examine an explosive interval in city background! This savagely relocating autobiography of a violent road gang covers its heyday within the Sixties while it had probably 10000 participants in at the least twenty-six branches on Chicago’s West part. it's the tale of a highway gang that turned a neighborhood association, supported through deepest foundations and companies and devoted to social, financial, and political improvement. The gang’s violent local was once reworked into Head Start’s so much enhanced block the place the crime expense diminished as did the variety of gang-related killings.

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