Midwest Misfits

Midwest Misfits

Film Review: 'Out of Omaha' and 'Free Meek'

May 18, 2020

This week we are stepping back into a discussion on prison reform with a review of the award-winning film Out Of Omaha and the Amazon original documentary Free Meek. Both films deal with the birth to prison pipeline and how young black men fight everyday to break the cycle. We encourage you to watch both films with a heavy lean on Out Of Omaha as it shows what life is like in poverty stricken North Omaha.

Here are some articles mentioned in this episode:

Vulnerable Senators List

How Trump turned ventilators into a form of patronage

Why Journalists Need to Think Twice About Reporting on Arrests

These lawyers say Trump’s name on stimulus checks might be a crime

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