In this gripping documentary series from BET, Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames narrates profiles of history's most infamous African American crime figures, delving into the private life and criminal exploits of each subject. Photographs and film clips illustrate eyewitness and law enforcement accounts of Frank Lucas (subject of the film American Gangster), Philadelphia's Black Mafia, Larry Hoover, Nicky Barnes, the Beltway Snipers and others.
Summary of Season 1 (2006) - 2 discs
Golden Globe-winning actor Ving Rhames narrates this documentary series that profiles notorious African-American criminal figures, reexamining their crimes, exploring their personal lives and analyzing their effect on the black community. In each episode, the series draws from archival footage, revealing interviews and authentic court records to separate truth from fiction and demystify the life of criminal infamy.
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
TV-14 - This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.
- Barry Michael Cooper
- Nelson George
- Cornell Jones
- Ving Rhames
- Alex Alonso
- Bernard Parks
- Chaz Williams