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Godfather of Harlem 

MA

10 Episodes

Crime, Drama2011-2019

After returning from Alcatraz, Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker) seeks to regain control of Harlem....

Starring Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera

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Starz Originals
Originals

Godfather of Harlem 

MA

10 Episodes

Crime, Drama2011-2019

After returning from Alcatraz, Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker) seeks to regain control of Harlem....

Starring Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera

  • Ad-free streaming
  • Discounted quarterly
  • Limited time special offer
10 Episodes
SERIES INFO
Series premiere. After returning from Alcatraz, Bumpy Johnson seeks to regain control of Harlem.
Realizing a consistent source of heroin is vital to reclaim Harlem, Bumpy engages in a fevered search to find a dope supply independent of the Italians. Chin engages the services of crooked ...
Bumpy unexpectedly finds himself at his daughter Elise's side. When her shoplifting arrest and subsequent abuse is the catalyst for a protest where conflicting interests cause tensions to ri...
Cassius Clay battles local boxing hero Doug Jones in the ring. Mayme insists Bumpy back Jones, an advocate for her Harlem Youth organization, but Malcolm X urges Bumpy to back Clay. Meanwhil...
To break Bumpy’s bank, Chin fixes a bet. As a result, Bumpy owes the winners more than he can cover.
To cover his debt, Bumpy is tasked with killing a witness testifying against the Genovese family. Elijah Muhammed tours Malcolm X’s mosque where he meets Elise and asks her to spy on Malcolm...
Bumpy incites war between the Genovese and Bonanno families. Meanwhile, when Margaret goes missing, Mayme teams up with Elise in a desperate attempt to find her. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. fee...
On the day of the March on Washington, Chin and Bonnano are at war in Harlem. Meanwhile, Mayme asks Bumpy to create a will. As a result, Bumpy finds out he and Mayme never formally adopted M...
Due to slum conditions in Harlem, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. leads a rent strike and investigates the owners of the buildings. Ernie Nunzi searches for the hooker who helped set up Zambrano. Bu...
In the Season One Finale, when Bumpy blackmails the mob in an effort to secure the safety of himself and his family, it doesn’t go as planned. President John F. Kennedy is assassinated leadi...

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