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Crack epidemic hits Brazil

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Vintage pictures of New York in 1970s show the raw life of the city

Friendlier neighborhood: The 52nd precinct still stands and as of 2014, there were 328 homicides in the city, the lowest number since at least 1963; Crime rates spiked in the 1980s and early 1990s thanks to the crack epidemic

9 Gangsters Who Hustled Their Way Into The Music Industry

Words By Preezy Da Kid | @PreezyDaKid Hip-Hop sure does love a gangster. Dating back to the emergence of flicks like Scarface to go along with the 80s crack epidemic, [...]

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Jamel Shabazz reminds us that 1980s New York was many things, but never dull...

1980s New York was all sorts of interesting. It was the decade of the crack epidemic, soaring crime rates and the social spending cuts of Reaganomics, but the ’80s also saw the explosion of hip-hop as New York became the undisputed epicentre of youth culture...

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Empire star Taraji P. Henson reveals abuse by boyfreind in new memoir

Empire star Taraji P. Henson, who plays the inimitable Cookie Lyon, reveals in a powerful new memoir the violence she has suffered at the hands of the men she loved the most.

An Artist Finds Her Family's Glamour in the Crack Epidemic

An Artist Finds Her Family's Glamour in the Crack Epidemic | The ...