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Forest Whitaker's Sundance Channel Series About Newark Reform Efforts Premiers Today

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The first screening of "Brick City," chronicling reform efforts in Newark, will be held at Newark's Symphony Hall at 5pm today. The series' five, one-hour episodes tell Newark's story from the perspectives of Mayor Cory Booker, the city's police director, and former Newark gang members. Executive produced by Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker, the series is scheduled to air on the Sundance Channel beginning next Monday. For more details, including a video about the series from MSNBC, see the full story on