When I first began to watch this movie, I anticipated the intro statement to read: " Based on a true story." Throughout the movie, various TV and Radio Show hosts discuss Kholi Styles' (the defendant) case. It all seems so real. The end credits, however, indicate this movie as being entirely fictitious. The truth, however, is that this IS a true story. A true story that has unfortunately been a part of our history, and is very active in our present time.
In this movie, one radio show host asked, " What is it with America and race?" Good question, although I'd narrow that down to the United States only. As a world traveler, I know of no other country that is as racist as the U.S. is. This coming from a predominantly Christian nation. Where did we go wrong?
Excellent movie in portraying the truths of racism and the injustice that comes with it. However, there IS mercy, forgiveness, and grace.