You probably haven’t heard about the 1992 murder of William Ford Jr., and that’s likely because his death never received a trial, never mind publicity.
In the new Netflix documentary “Strong Island,” William’s brother, Yance, tells the story of his sibling’s full, promising life and his tragic death at age 24 in Long Island, New York.
Yance, along with his mother and sister, doesn’t hold anything back in the doc, which starkly contrasts the murder’s obvious horror with its opaque judicial proceedings.
In sharing their deep grief and anger, the Fords illustrate how the investigation of a murdered black man can slip through cracks in the justice system.
Read the story at Bustle.
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