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Letter to the President (2004)

Cast: Snoop Dogg, Snoop Dogg, KRS-One, more...
Director: Thomas Gibson, Thomas Gibson
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Studio: Image Entertainment
Genre: Documentary, Music, Political & Social Issues, Documentary, Music
Running Time: 90 min.
Languages: English
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Synopsis
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 have provided a voice for disenfranchised youth. Letter to the President includes interviews with KRS-One, 50 Cent, Damon Dash, Ghostface Killah, Dick Gregory, Amiri Baraka, and many more; Snoop Dogg narrates. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide



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