Morgan Moss ENC1145 Cocaine Consious Ricky Donnel Ross is a mythical character among the infamous people of our time. He is what some call “The ultimate entrapaneur” regarded as a hero and villain among American culture. His story is one shrouded in mystery, filled with cover-ups and deception on all levels. His nickname “Freeway” is a term he got because of all the properties he came to own in Freeway Harbor. With all the profits he made dealing and selling cocaine in south central L.A., His operation was hardly done with out help.
Nick Crain Comp 1 October 17, 2011 Heroin in America 1960s and 70s During the 1960s and 70s the United States was a turbulent place. Racial tensions grew as Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were shot down in broad daylight. The Vietnam War was raging and the streets were filled with protests. Gangsters ran rampant throughout the cities. Drug trafficking, heroin in particular, was the choice drug of law enforcement, people and gangsters alike.
However, The Jokers true goal, is the corruption of humans and bringing chaos to the world. Why The Joker does, what he does is a mystery. Some of his psychiatrists say that his persona is caused by childhood trauma, and that he is stuck in a state of perpetual childish behavior. However, this theory can never be proved, because no one knows what The Jokers true past is. When asked about his past The Joker will create a story, that differs every time it is told.
He notices that he has a kid, however doesn’t have any money to support him. His boy Rico says that he can make some quick cash therefore, Lil J participates in a drug sale that goes bad when the customer, an undercover cop, gets shot. Lil J and Rico threaten the cop and flee from the scene, however Rico goes back. Lil J hears, “BANG, BANG, BANG!”, three gunshots were fired and the cop is dead. Falsely blamed for the shooting, Jeremy goes into hiding in an
The villainous Highwaymen, drug addicts, and gangsters all came apart at the seams when their lifestyles changed for the worse. They brutally attacked Dr. Dan Gunn and stole his car, medical tools, and scotch. The drug abusers also robbed the pharmacy for Narcotics and Stimulants to satisfy their addictions. During these chaotic times, even the kindest gentleman can turn savage against his own
He is disgusted by human physicality, which leaves him isolated and lonely towards adults and leads him to sexual impulses with little girls (Spring). The narrator ironically describes his as “a very clean man” instead of a dirty old man, but his implications are clear: his obsession with bodily purity has made him more perverted than simple lust life (Spring). Soaphead Church can be labeled as a ‘people hater’ who prefers objects to people. While, writing his letter to God we find him even crazier then before. Morrison not only wants us to see how Soaphead is a bad person but he wants us to see another way to deal with racial self-hatred (Spring).
Much of Frank Lucas’s childhood life explains his motivation for living a life of crime. When he was 12 years old he witnessed the death of his cousin by the KKK for looking at a Caucasian woman in Greensboro, North Carolina (American Gangster True Story). Being young he was committing petty crimes until he engaged in a fight with his employer. He fled to New York where he drifted through petty crimes and pool hustling until gangster Bumpy Johnson took him under his wing. After Johnson’s death, Lucas broke the monopoly that the Italian mafia held in New York.
The answer can be simple: he was in the wrong place at the wrong time and tried a terrible drug. The reason that he is stealing and living in poverty just to afford his crack is because he is so caught up in his addiction that he cannot make good decisions to do what’s right. His only goal when he wakes up is to get high, and he will do anything in his power to get high and if that involves breaking the law then he is ready to take that
Final Draft Jennifer Anderson ENG122: English Composition II 22 August 2012 Final Draft Drugs. There are many different types of drugs that are used and abused daily by millions of individuals. They can vary from marijuana, methamphetamines, to ecstasy or cocaine. With these different types of drugs being available they need to have a way to get to the user. The path from drug maker to drug user is called drug trafficking.