Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem

Racially Charged

A resource from Brave New Films, that exposes how the U.S. history of racial injustice evolved into an enormous abuse of criminal justice power. Through first-person accounts of those charged under the Black Codes of the Reconstruction era paralleled with the stories of people trapped in the system today, the film brings to light the ignition of a powerful engine of profits and racial inequality. With the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, this film provides historical context and examines America’s history of racist oppression. Watch now.