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Ma Babe's Hill family home Plains, Georgia 1950
A liberated young woman, Erma Louise Hill, comes of age in rural South Georgia during the depression under difficult family circumstances. She fulfils her dreams for her children and herself in New York City by living a lifestyle that resides on the edge of the law. She becomes a celebrated Number Hustler and Banker known on the streets of Harlem as
New York Red
She found the courage, wisdom and independence to unapologetically create her own lifestyle rules that lead to her financial success. She lived by those rules and she died by them.
Now young single mothers can learn from her flaws and successes to build their dreams upon.
Do as I say do, not as I do. I am throwing bricks as the jail house so you won't have to
Bullets in the Fire-The Saga of New York Red. Read this exciting story and use it as your guide to build your own dreams, independence and financial success.
New York Red with Bodyguard/Number Runner Sugar and Associate Nate on Lenox Ave & 115th St. in 1968
You too can rise from Welfare to Wealth
Is she Prophet or Pariah?
Born in Grady Hospital Atlanta, Georgia on a windy day in March of 1945 to Erma L. Hill, a loving single mother. He was a well-cared for spoiled child who learns at an early age how to use America’s wicked racial policies for his own advantage. Raised in Harlem, NYC, he escapes the rabid call of its streets guided by a determined mother who refused to allow the streets to consume him.
Mentored by Malcom X and others, he graduated high school, enlists in the US Army, and received his basic infantry training at Fort Dix, New Jersey during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He received his advance training at the US Army’s Medic School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He served for three years in the US Army, mostly in Europe, during the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge.
With the help of his mother’s (New York Red) celebrated Number Business in Harlem and the GI Bill; he graduated Farmingdale State College of New York with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Photographic Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Photography-Motion Pictures Technology, and Fordham University with a Master of Business Administration Degree-Corporate Finance.
Now, an Author and retired with over 25 years in management in corporate America, he has been married for over fifty years to Dale P. Galiber with two children and nine grandchildren.
He says, “I no longer play numbers on 115thStreet, now I play numbers on Wall Street.”
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