The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge - Chapter Ten: Black Power - Chapter Thirteen: Summary & Analysis

T. J. English
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Chapter Ten: Black Power - Chapter Thirteen: Summary and Analysis

Chapter Ten - Black Power

On May 2, 1967, Dhoruba Bin Wahad was released free and clear from prison. He was stunned to see how much had changed, and interested to find a whole new generation of young Negroes who seemed ready to seize the day. Before long, Dhoruba was running with his old gang again, and they devised a plan to hold-up an after hours club in the Bronx. Predictably, the police were immediately in pursuit of them once they fled into the street after the heist, and Dhoruba knew he had to get out of the neighborhood and lay low for a while. He moved in with his grandfather in Queens, and was soon in leagues with the Shakur brothers who ran a Pan-African cultural center. Dhoruba was not...

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