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Black Organized Crime in America
A look at the evolution of Black organized crime in America.
# 120943 | 1,250 words | 13 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper looks at African Americans and Black organized crime in America. It looks at the evolution and why this group did not form crime syndicates the way the Italians did. It discusses how they began in the numbers game, and moved into drugs, and how the new organized crime organizations are from Jamaica.

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"Blacks were attracted to organized crime in America because at the time they were denied access to the normal economic social and political processes because of their skin color; good jobs were not open to them, political positions were not available to them, good housing was denied to them, banks refused them loans; they could not partake of the American dream the way Whites could. Even those who were affluent were denied most opportunities available to Whites in..."

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