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The Republic and HBO's The Wire PHIL-255-01: David Simon

Two Americas

David Simon is the Creator of "The Wire". In the video below he discusses how America has been detrimentally affected by the war on drugs, leading to mass incarceration and disconnect between law enforcement and the community. More can be read about David Simon's idea of the two America's in his handout on Blackboard titled "David Simon, There are Two Americas" under the content tab