Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color

E88: Dorothy Williams

July 23, 2020

This week Beth and Wendy discuss Dorothy Williams, a black woman serial killer who preyed on the elderly in Chicago Illinois in the 1980’s.

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Articles/Websites

 

Murderpedia. (n.d.). Dorothy Williams. Retrieved 07/14/2020 from https://murderpedia.org/female.W/w/williams-dorothy.htm

 

O’Connor, Matt. (04/19/1991). 2nd Woman Sentenced to Death Row. Retrieved 07/14/2020 from https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1991-04-19-9102040841-story.html

 

Woman is convicted in Strangling at CHA. Retrieved 07/16/2020 from https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1991-03-13-9101230119-story.html

 

CaseText. (09/22/1994). People v Williams. Retrieved 07/14/2020 from https://casetext.com/case/people-v-williams-4461

 

Thornton, Jerry. (03/08/1991). Woman Killed for Stereo, Court Told. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 07/16/2020 from  https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1991-03-08-9101210661-story.html

 

Illinois Dept of Corrections. (07/18/2020). Dorothy Williams. Retrieved 07/18/2020 from https://www.idoc.state.il.us/subsections/search/inms_print.asp?idoc=B21483

 

Yumpu. (October 2002). Cook County State's Attorney, Prisoner Review Board - Dorothy Williams. Retrieved 07/18/2020 from https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/39785602/dorothy-williams-cook-county-states-attorney

 

Wikipedia contributors. (06/29/2020). Red Summer. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 07/20/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Red_Summer&oldid=965113761

 

Video

 

S6 E19 Deadly Women: Death Knock

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2343068/

 

History

 

Encyclopedia of Chicago. (n.d.). African Americans. Retrieved 07/19/2020 from http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/27.html

 

Riverwalk Jazz. (n.d.). Chicago's Jazz Age Melting Pot: Hot Jazz, Boogie Woogie and Blues. Stanford Libraries. Retrieved 07/19/2020 from https://riverwalkjazz.stanford.edu/program/chicagos-jazz-age-melting-pot-hot-jazz-boogie-woogie-and-blues

 

Bates, Karen Grigsby; Fuller, Jason. (07/27/2019). Red Summer in Chicago. NPR: Code Switch. Retrieved 07/20/2020 from https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2019/07/27/744130358/red-summer-in-chicago-100-years-after-the-race-riots

 

American Mafia History. (n.d.). Chicago Outfit. Retrieved 07/19/2020 from https://americanmafiahistory.com/chicago-outfit/

 

Chicago Tribune Editorial Board. (08/07/2018). Why is there so much shooting and killing in Chicago? The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 07/19/2020 from https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-shooting-chicago-violence-police-20180807-story.html

 

Wikipedia contributors. (06/27/2020). Crime in Chicago. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 07/19/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Crime_in_Chicago&oldid=964841941

 

WTTW. (n.d.). Early Chicago: The Black Press. Retrieved 07/19/2020 from https://interactive.wttw.com/dusable-to-obama/the-black-press

 

University of Chicago Crime Lab. Retrieved 07/19/2020 from https://urbanlabs.uchicago.edu/labs/crime

 

Shout Outs

 

Forgotten: Women of Juarez

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-forgotten-the-women-of-ju-63028149/

 

Helter Skelter An American Myth on Epix

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Music

 

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