American Gangster 2006 | TV Show Watchlist
Documentary series chronicling the rise and fall of infamous 20th-century black criminals.
Premiered: November 28, 2006
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Mutulu Shakur 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.
The Romper Room Gang was a group of notorious home grown bank robbers from the troubled Bay Area suburb of Vallejo including rapper Mac Dre.
In 2003, Willie Lloyd, a gangster who came to prominence in the '60s, was shot on the street by gang members unhappy with his epiphany about gang life and its consequences.
The Shower Posse was an incredibly violent gang with operations in the 1980s reach stretched from Jamaica to New York to Miami and beyond.
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- Premiered: November 28, 2006
- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: Documentary series chronicling the rise and fall of infamous 20th-century black criminals. (more)
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