Harlem Gangster ‘Bumpy’ Johnson’s Granddaughter “The Annie Oakley of Harlem,” Dead At 66

Margaret Johnson, the granddaughter of larger-than-life Harlem gangster Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson who earned her own street stripes when she shot a mugger trying to rob her in her wheelchair, died Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ellsworth Raymond “Bumpy” Johnson

Ellsworth Raymond Johnson (October 31, 1905 – July 7, 1968) — known as “Bumpy” Johnson — was an American mob boss and bookmaker in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood.

Harlem’s Mayme Hatcher Johnson (Audio)

Mayme Hatcher Johnson was born in North Carolina, 1915. In 1948, Mrs. Johnson married Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson, portrayed in American Gangster, the 2007 film that focused on another Harlem underworld figure, Frank Continue Reading →

Harlem Resident Brittany Jones Cooper And Forest Whitaker Talk “Godfather Of Harlem”

On Thurday, September 19th, 2019, Harlem resident and BUILD hostess Brittany Jones-Cooper talked to Forest Whitaker who plays Harlem Bumpy Johnson about the new EPIX film “Godfather Of Harlem.”

Godfather Of Harlem, Harlem Fave Forest Whitaker Plays The Famous Mobster (Video)

EPIX releases a teaser trailer for Godfather of Harlem. The crime drama focuses on the life and times of Bumpy Johnson, a real-life mafia boss who forever changed Harlem, NY.

‘Godfather Of Harlem’ Kelvin Harrison Jr. & Lucy Fry Cast In Epix Drama Series

Deadline reports that Kelvin Harrison Jr. (It Comes At Night) and Lucy Fry (Bright) have been cast in Godfather of Harlem, Epix’s straight-to-series crime drama, starring and executive produced by Continue Reading →

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