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Despite decades of nominal change, the fight for Black lives rages on.

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One of Ralph’s first memories of the police is when a plainclothes officer harassed his family. Now a Princeton anthropology professor, Ralph traces his story to the entrenched practices of torture by the police. The Torture Letters focuses on what it means to be policed in America today.

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Laurence Ralph


  • Year
  • Runtime
    13 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Rating
  • Note
    Animated Short
  • Director
    Laurence Ralph
  • Screenwriter
    Laurence Ralph
  • Producer
    Laurence Ralph
  • Executive Producer
    Adam Ellick (NYT Op-Docs Executive Producer)
  • Cast
    Laurence Ralph, Sofia Ralph, Semai Ralph
  • Animator
    Jocie Juritz