Tales of History and Imagination

Eccentric tales from History by Simone Whitlow

20: Willie The Wimp (and His Cadillac Coffin)

September 22nd, 2021

South Side Chicago Still think of him often… so today we’re talking bout Willie ‘Wimp’ Stokes and his Cadillac Coffin. 

 

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Main texts: Mostly newspaper articles, and an online back catalogue of Jet Magazine articles - though I did use Flukey Stokes biography Flukey Stokes: Drugs, Gangs and Police Corruption in Chicago

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