Download e-book for iPad: A Nation of Lords: The Autobiography of the Vice Lords by David Dawley

By David Dawley

ISBN-10: 0881336289

ISBN-13: 9780881336283

An instructive and appropriate examine an explosive interval in city historical past! This savagely relocating autobiography of a violent highway gang covers its heyday within the Nineteen Sixties while it had maybe 10000 participants in no less than twenty-six branches on Chicago’s West facet. it's the tale of a road gang that grew to become a neighborhood association, supported via deepest foundations and firms and devoted to social, fiscal, and political improvement. The gang’s violent local used to be reworked into Head Start’s so much more advantageous block the place the crime expense lowered as did the variety of gang-related killings.

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