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America divided. Episode 1, The system.

Read, Lucian, (film director.). Rowley, Richard (film director.). Granatstein, Solly, (film director.). Common (Musician), (contributor.). Divided Films (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (44 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Divided Films, 2016.

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Originally produced by Divided Films in 2016.
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Common returns to his hometown of Chicago - a city on fire in the aftermath of the brutal police killing of teenager Laquan McDonald. With thousands of people in the streets, Chicago has become the epicenter of national debates around police violence, racism and accountability. Working with community activists and whistleblowers, Common discovers a decades-long pattern of police corruption and sophisticated cover-ups that stretch all the way to the mayor's office. But Common also finds reason for hope. An energized movement in the streets mounts unprecedented pressure for reform. It's clear that the system is broken -- is it finally time for a change?
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Equality > United States.
Politics and culture > United States.
Politics and culture.
Politics and government.
United States > Politics and government 2009-2017.
United States.
Genre: Documentary television programs.

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