A Snitch in Time: A Philly Gunshot Victim Defies the Inner-City Code of Silence

Philadelphia Weekly
Philadelphia Weekly | October 19, 2009
It's been five months since Maurice Ragland testified against the man he says shot him. In doing so, he broke the cardinal rule of the Philadelphia streets -- Do Not Snitch. That he survived his wounds is amazing enough, but that he testified is just as amazing.

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