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Wood Harris on Growing Up in Chicago, Effects of Crack Era vs. Today’s Drugs [Vlad TV]

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Actor Wood Harris is responsible for portraying some of the most fascinating, compelling characters in recent television and film history, from his long-term work on The Wire as Avon Barksdale to blockbuster movie Remember the Titans. Wood sat down with VladTV and started telling his story from the beginning, detailing his upbringing in Chicago, his family life, and the role basketball and hip hop played in the early stages of his life.

AJ Woodson

AJ Woodson is the Editor-In-Chief of Black Westchester and Co-Owner of Urban Soul Media Group, the parent company, Host & Producer of the People Before Politics Radio Show. AJ is a Father, Brother, An Author, Journalism Fellow (Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism), Hip-Hop Artist - one third of the legendary underground rap group JVC FORCE known for the single Strong Island, Radio Personality, Hip-Hop Historian, Documentarian, Activist, Criminal Justice Advocate and Freelance Journalist whose byline has appeared in several print publications and online sites including The Source, Vibe, the Village Voice, Upscale,,, Rolling Out Newspaper, Daily Challenge Newspaper, Spiritual Minded Magazine, Word Up! Magazine, On The Go Magazine and several others.

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