Letter to the President
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Documentary filmmaker Thomas Gibson directed this investigation into the rise of the Republican right wing in America, and how this has impacted the African-American community. Letter to the President explores the different way in which the policies Reagan and Bush administrations have damaged the lives of black youth, from the government-approved distribution of crack cocaine in inner-city neighborhoods to economic policies that have widened the divide between the rich and the poor. Gibson's film also parallels this phenomenon with the rise of rap and hip-hop music, and how these styles… More

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"What's not to love about a movie that features both Larry Flynt making fun of Bill O'Reilly and a professor of humanities quoting Biggie?"
‑ David Cornelius, Hollywood Bitchslap
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