Whats the Real Story Behind Hollywoods Portrayal of Harlem Drug Kingpin Frank Lucas?

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Whats the Real Story Behind Hollywoods Portrayal of Harlem Drug Kingpin Frank Lucas?

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By Clarence Walker, Investigative Reporter and New Criminologist Journalist, Houston Texas American Gangster, considered one of the hottest, blockbuster movies of the year, opened in theaters worldwide on November 2. It is no doubt currently the most talked about gangster movie in America.Highly anticipated, American Gangster chronicles the true story of 1970s Harlem drug kingpin Frank “Superfly” Lucas (played by Oscar academy winner Denzel Washington) – who built a multi-million dollar enterprise trafficking drugs in the coffins of Vietnam soldiers – and a police detective, Richie Roberts (played by Russell Crowe) whose bulldog tenacity is to bring down the fearless drug lord. Now that millions of viewers have watched the true-life movie based on “Superfly” Lucas, and the numerous interviews he has given to National newsmedia to promote the movie, controversy is on the horizon.Critics have uncovered evidence that Lucas’ alleged true-life story, as portrayed on the silver screen, is ba

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