stop and frisk

Chicagoans Are Stopped and Frisked by Police Even More Than New Yorkers

Chicagoans Are Stopped and Frisked by Police Even More Than New Yorkers

New York may be the city that put the controversial police practice known as "stop and frisk" on the nation's radar — but Chicago officers are initiating these encounters four times more frequently than New York did at the height of its practice in that city in 2011, according to a report released yesterday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

 

American Denial

American Denial

Follow the story of Swedish researcher Gunnar Myrdal whose landmark 1944 study, An American Dilemma, probed deep into the United States' racial psyche. The film weaves a narrative that exposes some of the potential underlying causes of racial biases still rooted in America’s systems and institutions today.