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Down a Dark Stairwell, Chinese Subtitles

Season 22 Episode 27 | 1h 26m 9s

Down a Dark Stairwell chronicles the tragic shooting of Akai Gurley, an innocent Black man, in Brooklyn, and the trial and subsequent conviction of the Chinese American police officer, Peter Liang, who pulled the trigger, casting a powerful light on the experiences of two marginalized communities thrust into an uneven criminal justice system together.

Aired: 04/12/21

Expired: 05/12/21

Rating: TV-14

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