L&O, Episode 7.09
Production number: K1109
First aired: 8 January 1997
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Written By
Richard Sweren & René Balcer

Directed By
Matthew Penn

Plot[edit | edit source]

The shooting of a black activist involves a man who believes that his father's murder was caused by the activist.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Main cast[edit | edit source]

Recurring cast[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Roland Books: My people need unity far more than truth.
Jack McCoy: What they need is justice.
Roland Books: What that is depends on which end of the bullwhip you're on.

Background information and notes[edit | edit source]

  • This episode is based on the Qubilah Shabazz case.
  • Mentions the season 3 episode Conspiracy.

Episode scene cards[edit | edit source]

1 2 3

Columbia Presbyterian
1315 Fifth Street
Wednesday, September 27

Apartment Of
Satima Tate
191 West 135 Street
Thursday, October 5

New Frontier Books
44 West Houston
Friday, October 6

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Harlem Community Center
2171 Lexington Avenue
Tuesday, October 17

Supreme Court
Motion Hearing
Monday, November 6

Federal Bureau
Of Investigation
Conference Room
Friday, November 10

African American Congress
800 Lenox Avenue
Wednesday, November 15

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