17 Stories of Injustice to Watch After When They See Us
If Beale Street Could Talk
If Beale Street Could Talk is a love story set against a cruel, unjust backdrop. The story follows a black couple in the 1970s who fall in love, even as they come to realize that the world is not going to be an easy place for them to navigate. When the man in the relationship is unjustly arrested, they’re forced to deal with a life in which they live apart from one another.
There’s no silver bullet, no cure to the problems they face. There’s a system designed to keep them apart, and that system does its job through no fault of theirs. All they can do is deal with the fallout.