In 1971, Frank Matthews first appeared on the police radar. It was actually a lucky break. It all began when an officer reported some unusual activity in his own apartment building in Brooklyn.
In Buffalo there’s more tragedy than words can describe. The city has been demoralized and hatred is rampant. In fact, after the long Super Bowl losing streak people began to call Buffalo “The Cursed City.” People are fighting, but they don’t know what it is that they’re fighting for.
The Interrupters won BEST DOCUMENTARY at the Independent Spirit Awards. It is easy to see why. The Interrupters takes the viewer on an intimate and uncomfortable journey through extremely dangerous gang territory.
Back in 1994 Little Rock was one of the most dangerous cities in the US. Sitting at the intersection of two major interstates from Los Angeles and New York, it had become a haven for drug trafficking.
The Aryan Brotherhood is a secretive criminal gang that began inside California’s maximum-security penitentiaries and expanded rapidly into dozens of state and federal prisons across America.
Dancing with the Devil: Fighting the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas are rife with drugs, violence and murder. Dancing with the Devil, co-produced by Tom Phillips, the Guardian’s correspondent in Brazil, offers a rare insight into the murky underworld.