REVISTED:Donald Goines ***messymandella***

 

Donald Goines

Donald Goines (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Donald Goines books were introduced to me five years ago, and I am captivated by his personalized admission of his own insecurities and shame of not being able to leave the drug game behind to focus on all other aspects of the culture. If you have never read a Donald Goines book, be advised no topic is overlooked. He takes your mind to the depravity that haunts you in your nightmares. 

The protagonist in his novels are a little too real…

         Could he have been too real to the dealers and hustlers in the neighborhood? Sometimes a fictional character can be a carbon copy of the man down the street. In a sense this could have caused his demise, because some of his novels were written behind bars. Could they have assumed he was snitching? Yes, he could have assumed that he world knew he was discussing to create a buzz for his books?

“Donald Goines was born in Detroit to a relatively comfortable family – his parents, Joseph and Myrtle Goines, owned a local dry cleaner, and he did not have problems with the law or drugs. The children occasionally helped at the shop. Goines attended Catholic elementary school and was expected to go into his family’s laundry business. Instead Goines enlisted in the US Air Force, and to get in he had to lie his age. From 1952 to 1955 he served in the army. During this period he got hooked on heroin. When he returned to Detroit from Japan, he was a heroin addict.

The next 15 years from 1955 Goines spent pimping, robbing, stealing, bootlegging, and running numbers, or doing time. His seven prison sentences totaled 6,5 years. While in jail in the 1960s he first attempted to write Westerns without much success – he loved cowboy movies. A few years later, serving a different sentence at a different prison, he was introduced to the work of Iceberg Slim (Robert Beck). Before his release, Goines finished two books, Dopefiend (1971) and the semi-autobiographical Whoreson (1972). The latter novel was a story about the son of a prostitute who becomes a Detroit ghetto pimp. Also Beck’s first book, Pimp: The Story of My Life (1967), was autobiographical. Goines was released in 1970, after which he wrote 16 novels with Holloway House, Iceberg Slim’s publisher. Hoping to get rid of surroundings – he was back on smack – he moved with his family to the Los Angeles ghetto of Watts.”-A.L. Clarke

Imagine someone so horrific that  to get out of their hood, he  forged a birth certificate at 14 Years Old,  just to join the air force. Donald knew he wanted to escape from the horrors of the hood. Donald leaving the hood was a gift and a curse. He became addicted to Heroine at 15 years old. By that time, he was still reading and embracing the writings of Iceberg Slim, but he couldn’t quite kick that habit. So when he came back from War,  his Heroine War still existed. He went to jail repeatedly and joined the Crime Underworld.

People will try to escape waiting to  hand him that street work, but he pimped, and hustled.

Donald in the end met the characters in his book and dealt with so many that he became too real for his audience. 

      When you write fiction about the Street Life, that fiction was not  comfort to the end. When he was murdered with his common law wife, it  could have been a drug deal gone bad?  Some believe his realistic books labeled him an information.
He repeatedly entered jail, and wrote books while behind bars.
In the hood, if someone is regularly arrested, but always get back out, they can be labeled as a snitch. Donald’s stories were too descriptive, that local criminals believed that he was talking about them,even if his books are considered fiction.

          Donald and his girlfriend were both shot and killed together. No one knows who murdered them.
When you assume that the hood does not destroy you, you underestimate the common link of failure and destruction. The game will lead to riches,but you never know who will set you up, or try to rob you of your riches.

           The real understand that the game may lead to fame,but to make it you have to stay away from that stage. It is so easy to lay down with fleas and want to be seen and to turn off the rest of the world, but only for the lost. The Real understand…

 

 

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Ravon Jordan, 19 Year Old Anti Violence Advocate Murdered***messymandella***

 
       If you don’t believe in karma and self-love,you will never grasp the severity of pulling that trigger. We encounter prophets and angels that are only given to us for a season. A hero’s death is of grand design, and painful just for that reason and here for our self reflection. We alter our views, when innocence is lost. A 19 Year old man risked his life and street credit to remind us what the Civil Rights movement was about, and how horribly embarrassing  it would be, to look any Civil Rights Activist in  the face in 2014.  He will be memorialized in Fayetteville, North Carolina and in others who desire safety and love and  betterment for everyone.

             I have a difficult time writing some stories, because I can experience a heaviness in my heart that will bring forth more pain than any tears. Now, Ravon Jordan will remain a part of why I am ***messymandella***. When you intend to bring forth change in your communities and family structures, not too many people hunger for that wisdom.  We alter our perceptions, when a 19 Year 0ld boy risks his life and street credit so we can live in a community that we would take pride in and sit on the front porches, without fear. 

       Every time we mute a messenger we only transmute the message. Ravon’s  death is not in vain, and with diligence and hurtful reflection, we will prove it. Hero’s don’t have a certain age, they  are  just too good for this place, and this death is hard to except, because we  would rather kill the ones that would die for us.

He was a hero and my tears are all over this lap top… 

Rest In Peace, Ravon you are now safe, you angel and hero.

 

 

 

Confession: Lil Jay’s Song Is Fire Yup AND Bobby Shmurda I Said IT!***messymandella***

 

I am against violence, and you know I will beat a dead horse to death. I will stop when we get diplomas instead of Death Certificates.Imagine would could happen if you stayed out of the gun range and stayed in studio?

      I caught myself singing the chorus, “take You out your glory” because the song is fire and you know it.

       Forgive me for showing love for  this song. I am just real enough to admit I love the song and that even with a person like Lil Jay that can only envision, survival and that is it, I  can visualize better. Drugs, and fast living can rip apart that talent. Lil Jay you are older, DON’T Take them boys out they glory, take the younger to the library and the museum. They don’t have to cry in silence while they say good-bye to K.I., Tooka,or Lil JoJo. Look at how you live and let those babies have a chance.

 

         I am talking to Chiraquian, and violence and dissing is the  way.   I have wrote many articles on some of your family members. I don’t want anyone to take you out your glory, but you have talent.I just hope you live long enough to watch your child get a diploma. As of now, I know you can’t think that far….

 
  EVERYTHING NEEDS TO STAY ON WAX, BUT THIS SONG IS FIRE! I WANT YOU TO LIVE!

 

Murderer And Big Bernard Johnson’s Prison Husband, Chicago Rapper “Young QC”Qawmane Johnson ASSUMED HE COULD ACT***messymandella***

largerAs the war on self-indulgence continues, we run into one ungrateful son, who killed the person who loved him the most,his mom. Why do we use that same amount of cash to floss with for charities in our communities. Oh hell, that is not even an option in our community.
Steve Jobs never wore a big gaudy chain, and hurled money in the street. I love the new chains like they gray and black stoned chain my bae wears,it is classier. Oprah never wears a big Gold piece or Brass knuckles that say “HARPO”,gold teeth either. If WE could, WE would get rims on our toilet paper rolls and iced out-door bells.
As we put Chicago Rapper Qawmane, in our thoughts remember he was seen previously at Hadiya Pendelton’s funeral, also he has about at least 13 children, no one knew about at all… Now he has time to perfect the “Thong Song.”
 
HERE you will find a lifetime of  terrible acting, pointless plots, and proof that he had way too much time on his  hands.Thong Song here, stated that when he received his blood money, he was “giving back to his fans?”
 
Quamamane seems delusional. I have a web-site, a computer, and a radio and I never SEENT’ or HEARD anything about this delusional little boy. Since he can’t type right now because he has to decorate for the Prison Prom, I will help him. When Quamane said he was “giving back to his fans” I figured out what he was talking about these fans. Box_Fan_B

Sorry, I thought he assumed he had a career, and he proclaimed to have a career… here is the Soap Opera From The Chicago “alleged actor.”
 

 
Yeah, you will NOT watch but 10 minutes of it,unless you enjoy punishment.I would rather watch this mess.
 

 

I AM Sending A Letter To The Brothers That Murdered Robert Yummy Sandifer,They Also Lost Their Life That Day!***messymandella

The Death Of Robert “Yummy” Sandifer***messymandella***

READ THIS FIRST

http://messymandella.com/2013/08/31/the-death-of-robert-yummy-sandifer/

The Story of Robert “Yummy” Sandifer still haunts Chicago.Maybe its because of an 11-year-old life being a killer,and being killed the same week?

However, the killers were the Hardaway Brothers,Derrick 14 Cragg 16.These brothers are still in prison for the murder of Robert “Yummy” Sandifer.However, they were also kids that were told by the leader of Black Gangsta Disciples to get rid of “Yummy.” They told the 11-year-old they were going to take him to a spot, because the local news and the police were looking for “Yummy” was wanted for the murder of Shavon Dean. Cragg and Derrick had to kill him.The murdering boys never had a chance to live,flourish, or contribute anything to society. NOW WE WILL HEAR THEIR STORIES!

 

 

 

“Yummy” was wanted,and he wanted his mommy.He used a phone to call his grandmother Janie Fields, and 2 hours later he was gone, forever. See they were 3 little boys that were influenced by an adult piece of shit, that used them for his own financial needs. There are many Derrick and Cragg’s in prison right now.Everything you do, trust, there are little “Yummy’s”, Cragg’s, and Derrick’s studying your every move. I am convinced love and admiration were the reason “Yummy” trusted them.These brother’s feared death penalty.However, a plea to live was given to these brothers. Who would take it all back if they could?

Poor Janie Fields thought she could get to “Yummy” in time. Her older neighbor told her he was going to wait for her to come get him.Janie packed his clothes up and traveled the neighborhood looking for her grandson. When she reached the house he called from, she thought it was a prank. The lady assured her that “Yummy” was there on her porch. He was waiting for his Grandmother, that he called “mom”. Yes, he was there,but left for his last ride.Not having any positive men in his life, he assumed the Hardaway boys were going to help him.

 

Instead , they took “Yummy” to a Pedestrian tunnel and shot him in his head twice.There is a noticeable cut on his face at his funeral where the bullet ended his life. The murder was a travesty because of the two lost lives that were also manipulated for gang violence. These boys were also still children.

Now, the question is why did these boys get manipulated into ruining their lives forever? They wanted to belong,and followed by example. All three children lost their lives on that day. Scared little boys admitted they did kill their friend.However, the man who ordered the hit could not be found. Some argue that they knew what they were doing. Well, the decisions you thought were right back in the day,seem stupid now.Life as you know, can change with a blink of an eye. “Yummy” was on a porch, and later riding in the back of the car hiding with his older “BGD” Members,to his own execution. These are the killers of Robert “Yummy” Sandifer” and this can serve as an example.”Yummy” died too soon,but at least his story lives for decades to come. I hope it saves someone’s life.

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Derrick didn’t have an education. 2 months out of elementary school, never even entered High School. When asked about the murder Derrick stated, “The 14-year-old was blind…hardheaded know it all that had dreams of becoming a drug dealer.”The gang violence that seems glamourized by some of our favorite rappers,hides the fact of the “Yummy’s”, and lest us not forget Shavon Dean’s,that are collateral damage.

There are parties and events that I won’t go to(They think I anti-social),because of shooting and fighting.It never fails, someone starts shooting.Bullets have no name. If I pack to go somewhere, I don’t pack a gun.Knowing that many shoot outs happen at parties and events I stay away.My life is too precious. Children killing and becoming killers seem to be a cycle in many impoverished and urban neighborhoods.

Why should we care about something that happened so long ago? We’ll it is still happening. Everyone failed these boys in life,and they had the wrong people raising them,and awful examples of men.These children were lost and alone,and it made it easy to manipulate them. I can’t even imagine being in prison since 1996, or 1997.That is not my reality. However, it sadly is, for Cragg and Derrick Hardaway. How can you help save the lives of little children? Let them know the story of “Yummy”.Some mothers took off early for work to see the open casket of Robert”Yummy” Sandifer. They dragged their scared kids by their side to witness what could happen to them. They knew this life was a prime example of what can happen when you join gangs,and lead a life of crime. How long are we going to pretend that every cause does not have an effect?We have to lead by example. We have to stand together,and even if Yummy gives you nightmares.Remember his 11-year-old life on earth was a nightmare. I have pledged to help young men and women know their self-worth. We can start programs, or take 10 minutes, to let a child know we want them to have the best.Ten months before his death during his psychological exam at a state-run shelter for children, Robert “Yummy” Sandifer was asked to complete this sentence: “I am very . . .”

His answer: “sick.”

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1994-09-02/news/9409020325_1_psychological-testing-boy-sad-life

Here is a small interview from Derrick Hardaway from AP and

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