American Gangster 3 Seasons 2008
1. Philly Black Mafia Black Inc. became code for Murder Inc. on the street of Philadelphia in 1970s. American Gangster explores the mentality, ruthless precision and deranged violence that was associated with the infamous Philly Black Mafia.
2. Larry Hoover At the helm of the Gangster Disciples, Larry "King" Hoover reigned as the notorious 1970s gang leader. Incarcerated for over thirty years, King Hoover advocates insist he is a friend to the people, not a violent criminal.
3. Melvin Williams Criminal genius and master of the hustle, Melvin Williams owned the gambling and heroin addicted market of Baltimore's Pennsylvania Ave for decades. With the help of mob leader Lord Salisbury, Melvin becomes hooked on drug money
4. Serial Killers: DC Snipers They were supposed to be single, middle-aged white men. Instead the DC Snipers were two Black males bent on murder and terror. Their deranged killing spree resulted in 10 dead, 3 wounded and millions terrorized.
5. Frank Lucas From notorious driver and muscle man to Harlem's most powerful gangster, Frank Lucas ran the powder game with ruthless determination.
6. Felix Felix "the Cat" Mitchell ran the well-organized and ruthless drug trafficking empire, My Other Brotha. If you went against his rules, you were dealt with.
7. Jeff Fort and the Blackstone Rangers The streets hailed him as a hero, the law hailed him as a gangster and a terrorist. Jeff Fort ruled the streets of Chicago as the notorious leader of the Blackstone Rangers and later the El Rukns.
8. Charles In the 1970s, Charles "Chaz" Williams went well beyond traditional hustles by robbing over 60 banks in several states. After going to jail, Chaz continued his bank-robbing career.
9. Rayful Edmond III Rayful Edmond III was Washington D.C.'s most notorious drug kingpin in the 1980s. As his business grew, so did the violence and murders. Eventually the feds convicted Edmond to two life without parole sentences.
10. Kenneth American Gangster chronicles the life and times of the 20th Century's most notorious African American crime figures. Explore a forensic survey of the rise and fall of these plagues to the community.
|Starring||Barry Michael Cooper, Nelson George|
|Producers||Rickey Austyn Biggers, Barry Michael Cooper, Nelson George, Sharalynn Howard, Jonathan Koch, Steven Michaels, Sitarah Pendelton, Jua Perez, Mark Rowland, Frank Sinton, Arthur Smith, Lea Walker, Kent Weed|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
My favorite TV documentary ever. Production value is excellent. I wish someone would make more TV like this.Published 3 days ago by McSizzle