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.
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
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.
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.