Author: T.I Isioma

The Hughes Brothers created what is at its core the archetypal black youth story of the 70s through to the 90s (where most of the film’s action is situated) and unfortunately, even now. The violence is taught early. The violent are young. The parenting is outsourced to the streets. The opportunities are small. And the police are state-sanctioned goons out to bully or actively remove the black minority.  Question of Memory: Inside Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and Nigeria’s EndSARS Protests Watts, California is where all this happens. This piece of urban jungle hell is the culmination…

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