Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Philadelphia's Black Mafia on TV and online

I posted a long time ago about the popular Black Entertainment Television (BET) American Gangster program.  The opening episode of AG Season Two was based on my Black Brothers, Inc.: The Violent Rise and Fall of Philadelphia's Black Mafia (Milo, 2005/07), and I have been inundated with correspondence ever since.  This is particularly true now that the program routinely airs on other networks such as Bio and Centric TV.  BET now offers the entire episode ("Philly Black Mafia: 'Do For Self'") online, and it appears below (with a few, brief commercials):