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Thoughts and Posts by Gibran Ali

My 1st bust

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

A little later as I cruised past Pep Boys near the intersection, I felt my bowels churn as I recalled this as the ‘site of my very first bust’. At nine, I had jumped out my bed like a chocolate Jack-In-The-Box and had thrown on my clothes, not caring in the least that my socks…

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Conspiracy

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

When I came home from the feds after serving 10 years for all the bank jobs I had pulled I got a job at Pizza Hut. Not long thereafter, the Regional Manager from Virginia comes down to Charlotte and is mad because most of the managers at the PH are black. He immediately starts to…

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LOVE

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

When Love Is Not Strong Enough Throughout the history of mankind, love has withstood the test of time like no other concept known to humans. it has conquered where the sword has failed. It has come through as an agent of change like nothing else before it. Love has been an one-of-an-kind experience, a magnificent…

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Risky Biz’ness

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

THIS IS REAL! BLACK MALES ARE AT RISK. WHO IS NEXT!? Judge Mark Ciavarella Jr photo Mark Ciavarella Jr AFRICANGLOBE – Disgraced Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella Jr has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for conspiring with private prisons to sentence juvenile offenders to maximum sentences for bribes and kickbacks which totaled millions of…

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COOCHIE

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

Coochie amazon.com MOTHER DO U KNOW WHERE YOUR DAUGHTERS ARE?! Over the years as the urban culture has glorified the ‘pimp life”, a silent menace has been growing in our midst. The days of the adorable pimps in their colorful clothes are gone. Today’s pimps are vicious “body-snatchers” who want your daughters badly. These sistas…

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SOULFIRE BOOKS

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

One Foot In The Grave (The Stranger In My Head Series) amazon.com John Edwards was a bad boy, ex-cop who terrorized the streets of LA until a vicious DA put him away for thirty years for the murder of local drug-dealers whom he slaughtered for their drugs which he then resold on the streets. After…

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Muslim

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

! Edit Gibran Tariq Ali updated his status. Dec 19, 2014 10:50am Good Morning Everyone: Here is today’s EPISODE. Today I will go to the Mosque as all Muslims do on Friday. This is our church day. It also means that I will get a chance to hang out with some of my old “chain-gang buddies”…

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Newspaper article ’bout me and my friends

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

Bank robbers reunite to share message WCNC Staff and WCNC.com , WCNC 7:35 AM. EDT September 07, 2010   CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Amidst all the football and family fun at Freedom Park on Labor Day, there was a reunion of a very different variety. Eight black men — all between 50 and 60 — sat…

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BIO (expanded)

By Gibran Tariq | Oct 29, 2017

IN CASE ANYONE WANTS 2 KNOW! I am a writer, and from a very young age, I clearly understood that this obsession would either purify or crucify me. To date, it has done both but neither the purification nor the crucifixion has made my literary journey any less troubling. What else truly puzzles me sometimes…

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