Professor Neal,

Popular entertainment often reinforces the ideologies of power, just as you describe here. Art is also a valuable tool of resistance. Question: are there any current stories, films or shows in the "cop" genre that challenge the messaging in copaganda entertainment? Do any of the shows and movies you mentioned find moments of resistance where the overall scheme of good/bad--white/black--cop/criminal is subverted?

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