Detective Richie Roberts: My investigation indicates that Frank Lucas is above the Mafia.
District Attorney: Who does he work for? Which family?
Detective Richie Roberts: He's not Italian, he's black.
District Attorney: No black man has accomplished what the American Mafia hasn't in a hundred years!


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Movie:
American Gangster
Genre:
Drama
Character:
Richie Roberts
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It's not in my best interest to say this Frank, but quitting while you're ahead is not the same as quitting.

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Frank Lucas: See, ya are what ya are in this world. That's either one of two things: Either you're somebody, or you ain't nobody.