There are a MULTITUDE of documentaries to feed your intellectual health surrounding racial injustice. These are 2 that I recommend you start with. These 2 documentaries highlights the structural boundaries in our judicial system dating back to the Emancipation Proclamation. After you finish watching head over to the @campaignzeropage and review the
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"13th" (Available on Netflix)
Did you know? In 2016 5% of the world's population, but 25 % of the world's prisoners.
"13th is an American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the 'intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States' it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, adopted in 1865, which abolished slavery throughout the United States and ended involuntary servitude except as a punishment for conviction of a crime."
2. "When They See Us" (Available on Netflix)
Another Ava DuVernay documentary, "When They See Us" is a four-part American television miniseries It is based on events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case and explores the lives and families of the five male suspects who were falsely accused then prosecuted on charges related to the rape and assault of a woman in Central Park, New York City."
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