Beyond The Blue Wall is a short documentary film that tells the story of Ken Williams, a former homicide detective and 15 year veteran of the Brockton police force, who decided to take action to combat racist police misconduct within his own department.
"WALKING WHILE BLACK: L.O.V.E. Is The Answer"
A film by A.J. Ali and Errol Webber
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Instances of racial profiling plague minority communities on a daily basis. Director A.J. Ali is no stranger to this phenomenon. When he and his wife were targeted for harassment by police numerous times in Howard County, Maryland, he was forced to take a stand.
Though his attempts at achieving justice through channels offered by the system went unrewarded, he refused to let go of the dream that a solution to the problem could be found. He went on a quest for truth and reconciliation, which led him to find living examples of love in action.
More than four years in the making, "Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. Is The Answer" presents proven action steps to bridge the painful gap between peace officers and the communities they serve. L.O.V.E. is an acronym for Learn about the community and the people in it, Open your heart to the humanity of people in the community, Volunteer yourself to be part of the solution, and Empower others to do the same.
Featuring interviews with peace officers, faith leaders, educators, activists and others, the film offers an inspiring blueprint to end racial profiling and heal our communities.
L.O.V.E. Is The Answer to improving relations between peace officers and the communities they serve. Join the L.O.V.E. Is The Answer Movement and become part of the solution today.
9 government officials and high level experts from around the world describe in great detail the misery, the ineptitude, the corruption and the many other horrors we inflict on ourselves and the whole world via an eternal belief in the policy of drug prohibition. Hosted by Pacifica newsman Rev. Dean Becker, the show features: Portuguese Drug Czar Dr. Joao Goulao, Dr. Khalid Tinasti of the Global Commission on Drugs, Beto O'Rourke congressman and presidential candidate, Dr. Perry Kendall of the BC Substance Abuse Ctr., Eric Sterling of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, Dr. Carl Hart Prof Columba U, Sanho Tree of Institute for Policy Studies, Dr. Christoph Buerki designer of Swiss Heroin Injection Program, Roger Goodman Washington state Representative, Maia Szalavitz author and activist, Howard Wooldridge former cop, head of Citizens Opposing Prohibition, Neill Franklin Dir of Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) US, Houston DA Kim Ogg, Chris Conrad author & activist, Phil Smith reporter, Ethan Nadelmann founder of Drug Policy Alliance, Neil Woods Dir LEAP UK, Katherine Neill Harris of the James A Baker III Institute at Rice U & opens with a segment featuring Activist extraordinaire Kevin Zeese of PopularResistance.org to whom this program is dedicated following his death on September 5. This is a 90 minute premiere, twice monthly programs to follow beginning later in September 2020. For more, visit DrugTruth.net
Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki presents a penetrating look inside America’s criminal justice system, exposing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy. The Law Enforcement Action Partnership's executive director, Neill Franklin, calls it an extraordinary exposé on the damage done by drug prohibition.
Narrated by Morgan Freeman, Breaking the Taboo features interviews with several current or former presidents from around the world, such as Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. The film follows The Global Commission on Drug Policy on a mission to break the political taboo over the United States led War on Drugs and expose what it calls the biggest failure of global policy in the last 40 years, asking the question, "What will it take to end the War on Drugs?"
This film tells the story of cocaine: coca farmers in Colombia, drugs mules in Ecuadorian prisons, cocaine factories in the Bolivian jungle, dealers on the streets of Mexico, law enforcement officials on the streets of Baltimore – and the everyday consumers around the dinner tables of the West. It’s a story of politics, death, economic devastation and human suffering, and explores realistic alternatives to the war on drugs. You will never think about cocaine and the war on drugs the same way again.
A shockingly candid examination of how a street dealer can rise to cartel lord with relative ease, this film is an insider’s guide to the violent but extremely lucrative drug industry. Told from the perspective of former drug dealers, and featuring interviews with Russell Simmons, Susan Sarandon, David Simon (creator of The Wire), and the Law Enforcement Action Partnership’s Major Neill Franklin (Ret.), the film exposes the corruption behind the War on Drugs.