Joseph Petrosino and the Black Hand.
The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered
Published on Oct 24, 2018
In turn of the century New York City, criminals calling themselves “the Black Hand” preyed upon Italian immigrants who were afraid to report the crimes. One determined officer took on what has been called the precursor to the mafia.
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