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Ghetto brother

Julian Voloj

Ghetto brother

warrior to peacemaker

by Julian Voloj

  • 255 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community activists,
  • Gangs,
  • Puerto Ricans,
  • Gang members,
  • Sephardim,
  • Biography,
  • Comic books, strips

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulian Voloj, Claudia Ahlering
    ContributionsAhlering, Claudia, 1972- ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 pages
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27185449M
    ISBN 101561639486
    ISBN 109781561639489
    OCLC/WorldCa893454015

      Melendez himself collaborated with the duo to make the book as authentic as possible. “The gang truce back in the early seventies with Brother Benjy, with the Ghetto Brothers, Black Spades, the Savage Skulls, the Savage Nomads, Seven Immortals, the Reapers, Turbans, with all the major street organizations, was powerful. It was the time to put. How I Found Peace in the South Bronx Street Gang Wars, Ghetto Brother, Amir Said, Benjy Melendez, Superchamp Books. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec .

    But like the borough in which it is set, "Ghetto Brother" contains multitudes: The book is also a history of the multiracial Bronx, of its black and Puerto Rican communities, of its youth gangs, of hip-hop's rise from the gang truce that Benjy helped to forge, and finally it is the story of Benjy's awakening to his family's hidden Jewish faith. Irena Book 01 - Wartime Ghetto () All-New Ghost Rider v01 - Engines of Vengeance () Archie & Friends - Sibling Rivalry () Noah's Brother's Ark #1 .

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GHETTO BROTHER: WARRIOR TO PEACEMAKER is a graphic novel that reads like a novel. Writer Julian Voloj clearly did a ton of research bringing this story to life. Artist Claudia Ahlering has a particular style that captures The Bronx that Ghetto brother book me wish the book was printed larger/5(13).

Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker is a biographical graphic novel written by Julian Voloj and illustrated by Claudia Ahlering. The memoir chronicles the life of Benjy Melendez, a Bronx legend, son of Puerto-Rican immigrants, who founded the notorious Ghetto Brothers gang/5.

With chilling detail and candor, Benjy Melendez opens up as never before in Ghetto Brother (Benjy Melendez with Amir Said). Telling the story of his family, growing up first in the West Village in in the '60s, his family's forced move to the South Bronx, his life in a street gang, and his transformation to a peace ambassador, Ghetto Brother is a riveting memoir that explores the human condition/5(9).

Benjy Melendez, founder of the Ghetto Brothers street gang, social activist, and lead singer of the Ghetto Brothers band, now tells his story: a memoir of life as a late s/early s street gang member, of a musician on the cusp of stardom, a fighter for peace, and a man on a quest to reclaim his Jewish roots/5(9).

05/11/ This graphic novel debut for Voloj and Aherling is essentially a fictionalized biography of Benjamin “Benjy” Melendez, founder of the Ghetto Brothers gang (one of many Bronx gangs in the s).

Melendez led his gang to a nonviolent resolution to the conflict arising from the death of another gang member named Black Benjie in Brand: N B M Publishing Company. Read "Ghetto Brother Warrior to Peacemaker" by Julian Voloj available from Rakuten Kobo. An engrossing and counter view of one of the most dangerous elements of American urban history, this graphic novel tells Brand: NBM Publishing.

"The story of the Ghetto Brothers is the story of the Bronx in the s The Ghetto Brothers are still considered legendary by those who know." —Jeff Chang, author, Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation "The Ghetto Brothers was a street family for a lot of young people that didn't have a real family.

Benjy “Yellow Benjy” Melendez, founder of the Ghetto Brothers street gang, social activist, and lead singer of the Ghetto Brothers band, tells his story: a memoir of life as a late s/early s street gang member, of a musician on the cusp of stardom, a fighter for peace, and a man on a quest to reclaim his Jewish roots.

Description of the book "Ghetto Brother": An engrossing view of one of the most dangerous elements of American urban history, this graphic novel tells the true story of Benjy Melendez, a Bronx legend, founder of the notorious Ghetto Brothers gang. The Ghetto Brothers held weekly concerts on the streets or in abandoned buildings, which fostered.

The name Ghetto Brothers was chosen by Hui Cambrelen one of the original founders along with Ray delaVega and Benji Melendez.

Benjamin Melendez, who left the organization inwas also known as a guitarist. He led a band, also known as the Ghetto Brothers, which included his late brother Victor Melendez on : Funk, Soul, Latin, Hip Hop, Rock, Salsa.

There are few books that you will read that have as much power and raw emotion as ‘Ghetto Brother: How I Found Peace in the South Bronx Street Gang Wars.’ Chronicling one of the craziest times in NYC history, the street-gang era of the late s and early s, this memoir, written with the help of Amir Said, is a beautiful roller coaster /5(4).

Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker (Biographies) eBook: Voloj, Julian, Ahlering, Claudia, Chang, Jeff: : Kindle Store/5(9). Maverick Graphic Novel List An engrossing and counter view of one of the most dangerous elements of American urban history, this graphic novel tells the true story of Benjy Melendez, a Bronx legend, son of Puerto-Rican immigrants, who founded, at the end of the s, the notorious Ghetto Brothers gang.

Benjy Melendez, founder of the Ghetto Brothers street gang, social activist, and lead singer of the Ghetto Brothers band, now tells his story: a memoir of life as a late s/early s street gang member, of a musician on the cusp of stardom, a fighter for peace, and a man on a Reviews: Working together with Benjy on his memoir, 'Ghetto Brother: How I Found Peace in the South Bronx Street Gang Wars,' remains one of my most important achievements and rewarding experiences to date.

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The Ghetto Brothers even recorded an album of latin funk soul music back in the 70's - This album is supposed to be reissued this year - look out for it, It's a Gang Classic.

In The Late 80's The Ghetto Brothers & The Savage Nomads formed a Nation in Connecticut called Los Solidos. Comic and Graphic Books Fiction Literature An engrossing and counter view of one of the most dangerous elements of American urban history, this graphic novel tells the true story of Benjy Melendez, a Bronx legend who founded, at the end of the s, the formidable Ghetto Brothers gang.Benjy “Yellow Benjy” Melendez, founder of the Ghetto Brothers street gang, social activist, and lead singer of the Ghetto Brothers band, tells his story: a memoir of life as a late s/early s street gang member, of a musician on the cusp of stardom, a fighter for peace, and a man on a quest to reclaim his Jewish roots.GHETTO BROTHER: WARRIOR TO PEACEMAKER is a graphic novel that reads like a novel.

Writer Julian Voloj clearly did a ton of research bringing this story to life. Artist Claudia Ahlering has a particular style that captures The Bronx that makes me wish the book was printed larger/5(9).