The US has a long history of allowing police to walk free after vicious racist violence.
The film "Nightcrawler" is garnering rave reviews and is indeed beautifully photographed, well made and entertaining - but the reviews, like the movie itself, erases entire chunks of our society and its reality.
Danny Katch is an activist and humor writer. He is the author of America’s Got Democracy! The Making of the World’s Longest Running Reality Show, published by Haymarket Books.