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Race, MLK, and the allure of made-for-TV justice

14 mins | Feb 2, 2022
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How can we promote change? After the outrage sparked by the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, we are now accustomed to high-profile cases of police violence brought to trial, but at the turn of the 21st-century, that kind of national attention was rare. Through the 2020 Netflix documentary series Trial by Media, covering the horrifying murder of Amadou Diallo and his mother’s subsequent battle against systemic racism, Andrew Lynn explores how we can undo the long history of racial violence and dehumanisation of humanities, promote healing, and support the long road towards equality for all.
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