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Ava DuVernay's '13th' Is a Devastating Look at America's Long History of Criminal Injustice

Click here for reuse options! The "Selma" director shows how the rise of mass incarceration was anything but incidental. The difficulty of making a documentary about the failings of the American criminal justice system is that it is a story without conclusion, with no foreseeable end in sight. That sad truth was driven home by filmmaker Ava DuVernay when discussing the September police killings of two African-American men, Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott.
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