Straight Outta Compton, Bastards of the Party & Freeway: Crack in the System

"Straight Outta Compton" is pretty good but kind of corny. Good review here.

I think the evil Suge Knight got off relatively easy with this portrayal. Near the set of this film, he killed one man and nearly killed technical consultant Cle "Bone" Sloan. ( http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-nwa-biopic-intertwines-with-suge... ) Knight may have been the police counterintelligence plant in the scene, as he violently rips NWA apart in the film (see http://www.inquisitr.com/1914577/suge-knight-where-are-his-cop-friends-w... ).

Sloan directed the must-watch documentary on roots of street gangs, CIA drug trafficking & COINTELPRO disruption in Bastards of the Party (2005) & happily I found full version here >> pt1 https://myspace.com/blackmensmovement/video/bastards-of-the-party-pt1-of... pt2 https://myspace.com/blackmensmovement/video/bastards-of-the-party-pt2-of... .

Also Freeway Ricky Ross​'s Freeway: Crack in the System about LA CIA drug trafficking is available here: pt1 http://vidbull.com/4puovcjbdt4r.html pt2 http://vidbull.com/x6cyl1fj0tfb.html These films provide really important context that Compton touches on only briefly. Lots of other interesting movement videos here > https://myspace.com/blackmensmovement/videos

The "authorized" film doesn't really cover Dre's pretty well documented violent streak. See more here.

After the film I checked Twitter and of course the first tweet was about the cops wasting another random person of color. Almost thirty years go by and politically almost nothing has changed. :(

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