‘Black is not a weapon’: Celebrities star in stunning PSA against police brutality


“There’s a real suspicious guy. This guy looks like he’s up to no good or he’s on drugs or something.”

As George Zimmerman says those words in a sampling of his 911 call before he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, actor Michael B. Jordan looks directly at the camera with his hands raised, pressed against a wall. His bold stare refuses to let you look away as the 911 dispatcher asks, “OK, and this guy — is he white, black or Hispanic?”

Zimmerman quickly responds in the voiceover, saying, “He’s a black male.”

This scene is just the beginning of a harrowing new short film titled Against The Wall, which shines a light on ongoing cases of police violence aimed at the black community. …

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