The forgotten story of robert yummy

For that, he could be disarmingly kind. I saw his face before he shot me. Anderson used to get into fistfights with Yummy. Among other things, it would protect them from the children who already have them. John Muller Wash Syndicate At He was known for pushing kids in the water. As it happens, Mr.

Griffin stopped in the alley and saw Derrick and Yummy walk down Indiana Avenue and get into the same car he had seen earlier. Doing as he was told, he climbed into the back seat. When Fields got there he was gone. Yummy joined the gang and racked up a record too long for his young age.

And no one could read this book cover to cover and claim that it praises gangs or gang violence in any way, shape, or manner.

Robert Sandifer

Gritty, real, willing to ask tough questions, and willing to trust that young readers will be able to reach their own conclusions. I told Yummy he could come work for me. Late Wednesday afternoon, Yummy called from a payphone. Visiting Chicago area elementary and junior high schools regularly, Fountain shares his own life story and introduces children to the story of Robert Sandifer; his audience sits quietly and contemplatively as they listen.

The cast of the movie came from Chicago, Evanston and Skokie. In April of he was in court on robbery charges for stealing a jacket with several other defendants, but was released when the victim could not identify him as one of the attackers.


She called and told the person who answered to tell Kenny Cragg was on his way. But rather than asking questions about Yummy, they tell stories about someone they knew who was killed, too. Yummy, a tattooed member of the Black Disciples gang, approached 16 year old Kianta Britten, asking him what gang he was affiliated with; the Black Disciples were warring with the Gangster Disciples, another powerful Chicago street gang.

Lorina than retracted the story, according to the report. You get up in the morning, you touch base with the desk, and you go out — gather data, synthesize it, and at the end of the day you go back and put the story together. This is a book written in shades of gray. Extra effort was taken into including actors from all of the protected classes: He looked up to gang members and was a member of the BDs or Black Disciples.

Yummy opened fire, striking Britten in the stomach with one bullet and striking his spinal cord with another. And it is middle grade, by the way. The central question is this: In her mid-teens she gave birth to Lorina Sandifer, the third of ten children from four fathers.

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She then walked down the block to phone Fields to come pick up her grandson. Sandifer, by the age of 8, quit attending school and began to roam the streets stealing cars and breaking into houses. By the time Yummy was 8, in January ofhe had been arrested.

Yummy, with one copper-jacketed. I always knew who he was with and where he was at.

The Forgotten Story of Robert “Yummy” Sandifer

Many of his 23 felonies and 5 misdemeanors were committed in the course of running errands for street gangs. Wells housing development by a ten and eleven year old because he refused to steal candy.

He was grazed in the leg while another bullet pierced his left hand. The case was discussed at roll calls at every police district in the city. One case was dropped and he pled guilty to the other. Or the one who smiled when I shared my candy with him?The Robert “Yummy” Sandifer Story film project is an example of how we used media to resolve conflict the summer of The cast and crew consisted of over 67people from diverse backgrounds which is something to take pride in.

Robert Sandifer, known as Yummy for his love of sweets, was the third child born to a teenage mother.1 Yummy's mother was a drug addict and a 1 John Muller, True Crime: The Forgotten Story of Robert "Yummy" Sandifer, WASHINGTON SYNDICATE (Jan. 21, ).

Address at the Memorial Service for Luther Burbank By Judge Ben Lindsey The following is excerpted from Judge Lindsey's address at the grave of Luther Burbank at Doyle Park, Santa Rosa, California, Wednesday afternoon, April 14, Sep 28,  · The Robert “Yummy” Sandifer Story is part 1 of 12 a current production series Chicago Time Magazine covered the story about a 11 year old child (gang member) who is coerced by older gang members into committing felonious crimes and supposedly murder.

Robert "Yummy" Sandifer (March 12, — September 1, ) was an American street gang member from Chicago, Illinois. Sandifer's murder by fellow gang members in Chicago garnered national attention, resulting in him appearing on the cover of TIME magazine in September Occupation: Street gang member, (Black Disciples).

He takes the true story of 11 year old Robert "Yummy" Sandifer's shooting of an innocent 14 year old girl, Shavon Dean, who was in the wrong place at the wrong time and crafts a gripping tale from the point of view of a boy, Roger, who knew both kids, lived in4/5.

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