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    Dominic Napolitano, also known as Sonny Black, was an American Mafia caporegime in the Bonanno crime…

    Joe" Bananas" Bonanno (1905-2002), boss of the Bonanno family from 1931-1965.


    Fourteen Sicilian mobsters arrested at the first known national meeting of the Mafia held in Cleveland in 1928, and hosted by Cleveland mob boss Joe Porrello. Notable are Joseph Profaci (seated in wheelchair), head of what would become New York City’s Colombo crime family. Flanking Profaci are Capone representatives Joseph Giunta on the left and Pasquale Lolordo.

    Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn't allow "blacks". Even using his mafia ties to help get labor unions behind JFK because he knew they shared the same opinions on equal rights.

    'Lucky' Luciano and the high class prostitutes that brought him down

    Giuseppe Salvatore Riina, the son of the most feared Sicilian mafia boss.

    Bonnano the boss

    Salvatore Bonanno | The Bonanno Family | Carpe Noctem - Seize the NightCarpe Noctem ...

    Vito 'Don Vito' Cascioferro former Sicilian Boss of Bosses. Speculation is he sent Salvatore Maranzano to America in order to setup the mafia there

    The Italian American mafia gangster Charles 'Lucky' Luciano.

    Wedding Day for a mafia princess. Victoria Gotti & Dad

    Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Domenico Scarfo (born March 8, 1929) is a member of the American Mafia who eventually became the Boss of the Philadelphia crime family after the death of Angelo Bruno and Phil Testa. Scarfo orchestrated a particularly ruthless regime and ordered over a dozen murders during his time as boss. He was often described by informants as cold-hearted and narcissistic. He enjoyed the celebrity gangster life style and was an admirer of Chicago Outfit boss Al Capone.

    1920s prohibition posters

    Richard “The Iceman” Kuklinski is one of the most prolific contract killers ever to have worked for the Mafia. Having taken his first life when was just 13, he claimed to have personally committed as many as 250 murders.

    Joseph "Joey Bananas" Bonanno (1905 - 2002) Mafia boss, popularly known as Joe Bananas, former member of "The Commission" that ran organized crime, forced to retire when he attempted to kill off the heads of fellow mafia families and take control

    John Dillinger- 1930s Gangster Real men are old school gangsters:)

    June, 1964. Black children integrate the swimming pool of the Monson Motel. To force them out, the owner pours acid into the water. ~How could someone do this? Sick!

    In the '70s mafia murders were on the rise. Famous New York Daily News photograph of the bodies of Carmine Galante and Leonardo Coppolla after a 1979 rubout in the backyard of a Brooklyn restaurant, by members of the Bonanno crime family.