His mothers father, a highly skilled marksman, takes Brett down south for gun training to learn to defend his family. In a short time, Brett becomes skilled and deadly with a hand gun, and the war in the Cass Corridor is on.
Author: Brett D. Lawson
In 1957, four-year-old Brett is confronted with his fathers misdeeds. When Bretts father, Burt, has an affair with a police officers wife, Officer Benny Garcia vows to return the favor and destroy Burt and his family. After moving to another district in Detroit to escape Garcias wrath, Brett is accepted to Burton Elementary, a prestigious school for gifted children. The cop is relentless, however, and guns down and kills Bretts second-grade classmate and attempts to frame Brett for his murder. The Detroit police uncover the true perpetrator and reveal Garcia as the criminal. Brett learns Garcia is not just a cop but a federal agent operating with several accomplices. Brett uncovers a plot to kill President Kennedy and the only hope to bring the rogue agents to justice is to memorize the crimes the team commits with his photographic memory. Soon after Brett begins his quest, hes stabbed by a local gang. His mothers father, a highly skilled marksman, takes Brett down south for gun training to learn to defend his family. In a short time, Brett becomes skilled and deadly with a hand gun, and the war in the Cass Corridor is on.
INTRODUCTION Founded by the French in 1701 , Detroit became an American
city after the Revolutionary War . ... the Cass Corridor , on the north side of the city
, remained a middle- and upper - class Anglo - Saxon community that supported
Author: Armando Delicato
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Welcome to the Cass Corridor, an area geographically bound by freeways and major thoroughfares, yet boundless in its rich history and influence. Since the French established the sleepy ribbon farms in the 1700s, the Cass Corridor has experienced a fascinating evolution. Home to affluent gentry in the Victorian era, the area became the hub for automotive parts suppliers, film distribution, and pharmaceuticals at the turn of the 20th century. The interwar period saw the area transition to a working-class neighborhood that descended into a slum. The Cass Corridor, however, redefined itself, Detroit, and the nation as a home to the counterculture movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The corridor has long been a cradle of creativity that many renowned personalities called home, including Charles Lindbergh, Gilda Radner, Janis Joplin, Joni Mitchell, Marcus Belgrave, and others.
During the first fifteen months of the squad's operation, STRESS officers killed a
young, black male roughly once a month, often in Detroit's CassWoodward
corridor in the dead of night. In just two years, STRESS made more than 6,000
Author: Elizabeth Hinton
Publisher: Harvard University Press
How did the land of the free become the home of the world’s largest prison system? Elizabeth Hinton traces the rise of mass incarceration to an ironic source: not the War on Drugs of the Reagan administration but the War on Crime that began during Johnson’s Great Society at the height of the civil rights era.
INTRODUCTION The Cass Corridor is a diverse community located due north of
Detroit ' s downtown business district , in a ... Major development in the area took
place in the 50 years following the end of the Civil War , including completion of ...
Author: University of Michigan. Urban Design Studio
Student project also contains information on: - West Woodward Avenue; Grand River Avenue; Chinatown.
One morning the residents of Cass Corridor ( a poor neighborhood in Detroit )
were startled by the sounds of explosives and ... 227 In June 1996 , two hundred
soldiers from Fort Bragg conducted urban warfare exercises in Pittsburgh and ...
Author: David B. Kopel
Publisher: 1891;wellesley Studies in Crit
Examines dozens of cases which had tragic results due to flawed current practices of federal law enforcement agencies, and suggests possible solutions for each incident