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PCP: Washington DC: Users claim DC has the worst drugs in America ... In the southeast section of the city there is one drug users called their own - and that is PCP. Drugs Inc: PCP in DC s5e3, National Geographic 2014
It’s a black drug from production to consumption. ibid.
The key to the big money is the west coast connection. ibid.
PCP has been in Washington DC for generations. ibid.
There are two Washington DCs. The white marbled city on a hill. And the majority black city that surrounds it. American Gangster s3e4: Cornell Jones, BET 2008
Working in the shadows Cornell Jones linked Hanover Place with an international network of drugs suppliers. ibid.
Undeterred, Cornell’s crew robbed dozens of banks while still attending high school. ibid.
Cornell also began to develop a market for an uptown drug: cocaine. ibid.
He also controlled the local market for PCP. ibid.
Hanover Place became known as DC’s first open-air market for cocaine 24/7. ibid.
Jones did his best to keep order on Hanover Place. ibid.
Cornell Jones was released from prison in 1995. ibid.
1992: For more than a decade an out-of-control drug trade had decimated neighbourhoods throughout the district. American Gangster: Rayful Edmond III: Capitol Crimes, 2007
‘That’s all my life was: school, sports, and drugs.’ ibid. Ray
In DC the most notorious gang is MS-13 ... MS-13 also celebrates chaos. MS-13 demands complete secrecy and loyalty. Gangland s7e6: Capitol Killers MS-13, History 2010
At the height of America’s war on drugs the deadliest place in the republic was just outside the halls of power on Capitol Hill. Gangsters: America’s Most Evil s1e4: The Mayor of Harlem: Alberto Alpo Martinez, 2012
The Mayor of Washington DC Marion Barry was captured on video tape smoking crack cocaine with an informant in January of 1990. ibid.
Albert Geddis Martinez – charged with running a criminal enterprise – drugs, guns and money laundering, Albert Martinez would confess to killing fourteen people. ibid.
They carved up Harlem for themselves selling four to five kilos of cocaine a day broken down into ten dollar bottles. ibid.
The Mayor of Harlem set his sights on expanding his business into the nation’s capital. ibid.
I don’t know his name! Arlington Road 1999 starring Jeff Bridges & Tim Robbins & Joan Cusack & Hope Davis & Robert Gossett & Mason Gamble & Spencer Treat Clark & Stanley Anderson et al, director Mark Pellington, opening scene Bridges takes injured boy to hospital
I’m a messenger Michael, I’m a messenger! There’s millions of us, waiting to take up arms, ready to spread the word ... millions of us! ibid.
To kill a king. Life of a King 2013 starring Cuba Gooding junior & Malcolm Mays & Richard T Jones & Paula Jai Parker & Carlton Byrd & LisaGay Hamilton & Dennis Haysbert et al, director Jake Goldberger, geezer to geezer prison yard
You want to find out? Sit down. ibid. teacher to students
I robbed a bank. Cops came and we all scattered. ibid. hero to chess club