RT doco follows African-American activists — RT US News


With racial tensions in the USA back in the spotlight over the last few years, a gripping new RT documentary series visits African-American communities and the activists fighting against a history of racial injustice and poverty.

Like many cities across America, St. Louis, Missouri still sees its urban divide drawn along racial lines, where its black activists continue to fight battles old and new be it against systemic poverty, inequality in education and employment, or extrajudicial police killings.

In ‘Black Lives: Struggle’ interviewees do just that – they struggle. From the assault rifle-toting Ferguson protester, to the “peace-walking” priests operating in some of the city’s most violent areas, to the mother trying to get justice for her son killed in a police…

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