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Five Percenters / Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM J 1.14/2:F 58 (Text) 974329-1001 Online document Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 132 unnumbered pages : digital, PDF files
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, [1999?]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 11, 2001).
"12/17/99"--Alphabetical listing.
Redacted.
An FBI investigation was conducted to identify the leaders and to determine policy of this group of youth gangs who operated in the Harlem area of New York City during the years 1965 - 1967. The name Five Percenters meant, five percent of muslims who smoke and drink. This group of teenage street gangs was without an overall organization setup or a meeting place. They were influenced by the teaching of the leader of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammed.
Summary, etc.:
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) within the U.S. Department of Justice presents FBI case documents regarding Five Percenters in PDF format. The group of youth gangs operated in Harlem in New York City from 1965 to 1967. The case file is provided as part of the FBI's Freedom of Information Privacy Acts (FOIPA) Web site.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: Internet from Federal Bureau of Investigation web site. Address as of 1/11/2001: http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/5percent.htm ; current access available via PURL.
Subject: Five Percent Nation
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Archives.

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