American Gangster

2006, TV Show

Documentary series chronicling the rise and fall of infamous 20th-century black criminals.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 1/22/2009

Season 3, Episode 10
Mutulu Shakur, Tupac Shakur’s step-father and the father of rapper Mopreme, has spent the past quarter century in federal prison, thanks in part to his conviction for helping to plan and execute the $1.6 million robbery of a Brinks armored truck in New York in 1982 that left three people dead.  In addition to the robbery, Mutulu was later accused of helping his sister Assata Shakur escape from prison, enabling her to flee to Cuba where she lives today.

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Season 3, Episode 8
American Gangster Volume 3 focuses on authentic, bona fide criminals and sheds a different kind of light on the minds of America's worst offenders. Narrated by Ving Rhames.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/23/2008

Season 3, Episode 1
American Gangster chronicles the life and times of the 20th Century's most notorious African American crime figures. This season includes Stanley "Tookie" Williams, "Freeway" Ricky Ross and more

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/23/2008

Season 3, Episode 1
The record breaking, suspense-filled American Gangster is back! Chronicling the life and times of the 20th century's most notorious African American crime figures, it is a forensic survey of the rise and fall of the plagues of the community.

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Premiered: November 28, 2006, on BET
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Documentary series chronicling the rise and fall of infamous 20th-century black criminals.

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