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13th

Year: 2016
Director: Ava DuVernay
Rating: 10

Review: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

An extremely important, moving, heartbreaking documentary that details how the 13th amendment to the United States Constitution set in motion a hundred and fifty years of efforts to criminalize people of color, leading to the war on drugs and the world’s largest (and for profit) prison population.

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