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  • Washington Compost: Shut down all police movies and TV shows. Now.

    06/04/2020 7:48:09 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 94 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | June 4, 2020 | Alyssa Rosenberg
    Like many other industries, entertainment companies have issued statements of support for the protests against racism and police brutality now filling America’s streets. But there’s something Hollywood can do to put its money where its social media posts are: immediately halt production on cop shows and movies and rethink the stories it tells about policing in America. For a century, Hollywood has been collaborating with police departments, telling stories that whitewash police shootings and valorizing an action-hero style of policing over the harder, less dramatic work of building relationships with the communities cops are meant to serve and protect. There’s...