The Real-Life Inspiration For The Wire’s Avon Barksdale

The Real-Life Inspiration For The Wire’s Avon Barksdale
The first three seasons of “The Wire” centered around Avon Barksdale, a powerful drug dealer in West Baltimore who serves as the police characters’ primary antagonist in season 1. He’s arrested at the end of the season and sentenced to prison,
News story posted on 2022-06-01T14:56:52.0000000Z