War Drums

War Drums : Forty Miles from the Big House

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In the dying days of April 2015, in Baltimore Maryland, race riots erupted. As world media focused on the death of one petty criminal and the firestorm around a certain West Baltimore location, what else happened? According to the author, the riots were primarily a diversionary tactic by drug gangs to put police out of position, for purposes that can only be conjectured, and secondarily, to facilitate a race purge, that placed white residents of Baltimore City and Eastern Baltimore County under black mob rule for a full week, while every police resource was diverted to handle the mushrooming media circus. War Drums is a street level memoir of the working class people of a town often called Harm City, who were publicly and officially abandoned to the criminal underworld by their own municipal governments.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 16.76mm | 503.48g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514394758
  • 9781514394755