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.
Nancy A. Youssef is a McClatchy reporter. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org; and her Twitter is: @nancyayoussef
Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Amina Ismail are McClatchy special correspondents.