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The New Yorker steps into the BGF fray

April 10, 2014
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The New Yorker steps into the BGF fray

The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin came to town and recapped the Black Guerrilla Family-controlled-the-jail saga very ably, (paywalled link) noting (again) BGF’s roots in the ‘60s “Black Power” movement, former BGF honcho Eric Brown‘s “Black Book” and, of course, plenty of lurid dialogue helpfully wiretapped into court documents by the feds. If you’ve been...
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Marlow Bates, Son of a Famous Gangster, Sentenced in Prison-Gang Conspiracy Case

November 18, 2009
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Marlow Bates, Son of a Famous Gangster, Sentenced in Prison-Gang Conspiracy Case

Bates | Image by Booking photo Editor’s Note: An updated version of this story appears in Mobtown Beat, Nov. 25, 2009 Marlow Bates’ stint in prison, where he’s been detained since his April arrest for aiding an alleged drug-dealing conspiracy by the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang (“Black-Booked”), appears to have improved his...
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