The Stickup Kids: Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American Dream

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PART TWO
Doing the Stickup

Here’s the deal,
we shatter his grill,
and drill fuck him,
oral torture,
No doubt,
the shit is holocaust,
In two minutes tops
he’s guaranteed to cap and give up all the morsels
It’s settled,
Blitt up,
put on your medal,
foot on the pedal,
we got a half hour
before the plan sours
like Amaretto,
Tar from the ghetto,
A rebel of chance,
The devil in pants,
Out for fast cash,
Level advance,
Takin’a chance…

Big Punisher “Fast Money”

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  • The Stickup Kids - Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American Dream iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations (after Page 11 4) ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Preface xv
  • Introduction 1
  • Part One - Becoming Stickup Kids 33
  • One - The Rise of the South Bronx and Crack 35
  • Two - Crack Days- Getting Paid 56
  • Three - Rikers Island- Normalizing Violence 72
  • Four - The New York Boys- Tail Enders of the Crack Era 87
  • Five - Crack Is Dead 105
  • Part Two - Doing the Stickup 115
  • Six - The Girl 117
  • Seven - Gettin’ The Shit 136
  • Eight - Drug Robbery Torture 151
  • Nine - Splitting the Profits 176
  • Ten - Living the Dream- Life after a Drug Robbery 191
  • Part Three - Todo Tiene Su Final 203
  • Eleven - Fallen Stars 205
  • Conclusion 235
  • Notes 243
  • Index 267
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