Author: Maurice Crawford

Scarface: The Movie

Scarface the movie was released in December of 1983. The movie had such a far-reaching impact on the urban communities. It had all of the elements of material emotions. The drugs, money, cars, murder, friendship,deceit,bad cops, and a sinister ending. The movie portrayed Tony Montana as a good and bad guy. It subliminally suggested to wanna be Montana’s this is how you do it to become successful. It made murder a necessary evil. Committing murder was just part of the business. It also showed Tony going against every principle he suggested to the viewer which is why so many urban youths became disillusioned by the mere thought of doing the right thing in the drug business. How can one take poison on one hand and sell it to make another person miserable and find joy in spending the proceeds? We were brainwashed by another made in Hollywood story. The sad part is that Scarface was not the first and obviously will not be the last movie of its type. Hence, our communities have been placed in disrepair. Because of the story lines that have given us a false idea of success in the drug...

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The Time Has Come

The time has come… I have to break the silence that has been moving inside of me.  We all must change to make the world a better place for future generations.  We have allowed our humanity to fall as low as the animal.  We have taken animals as friends and treat people as chattel.  Why the book now?  One may ask.  There is no better time than now.  Everything is ripe.  We have politicians with no real agenda for the masses.  We have prison cells overflowing with mentally sick people without proper treatment.  We have innocent people that spend decades in prison.  The system is broken.  We have to fix it! Incarcerated:  How Prison Saved My Life A Memoir There are many people that will talk about this book.  Some of the people will wonder what role they will play in the book.  Some will worry about what I may say.  One thing is for sure:  I will tell the truth as I remember it.  This is a tell all within some limits.  I will keep some people from harms way.  The drug business is a dirty and risky business.  People die every day as a result of dealing in the drug sector.  My book is a message oriented book.  I will have to use real people to share my experience.  I have waited long enough for people to...

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