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Why you need to see VR documentary “Traveling While Black”

Source:  Forbes At the Sundance Film Festival in January, Oscar winner Roger Ross Williams premiered his first virtual reality (VR) documentary, "Traveling While Black." The 19-minute VR film takes viewers on a journey from the segregation of the 1950s to the police...

Cyntoia Brown granted clemency by Tennessee governor

Source:  PEOPLE On Monday, Tennessee governor Bill Haslam granted an early release to Cyntoia Brown, who was a 16-year-old victim of sex trafficking in 2004 when she fatally shot Johnny Mitchell Allen, a 43-year-old real estate agent who solicited sex from her. The...

He was a narcotics officer. Then his daughter overdosed.

Source:  The Atlantic Kevin Simmers is a former police sergeant in Hagerstown, Maryland. During his tenure as a narcotics officer, he aggressively pursued drug arrests—especially those related to heroin. “I believed my entire life that incarceration was the answer to...

“Documenting Hate: New American Nazis” premieres tomorrow on PBS

Source:  PBS In the wake of the deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, FRONTLINE and ProPublica are presenting a new investigation into white supremacist groups in America – in particular, a neo-Nazi group, Atomwaffen Division, that...