A heartfelt message film of the kind that used to be the province of big screen filmmakers like Stanley Kramer, this made-for-TV film is a respectable addition to the fold. Many years ago, as janitorial supervisor Clarence Brandley's (Courtney B. Vance) father was murdered by racists. It's now 1980 and times haven't changed much in Clarence's hometown of Conroe, Texas. When a white teenager is raped and murdered at the high school where Clarence works, he's immediately suspected. Authorities coerce false testimony from Clarence's slow-witted employee, Icky Peace (Derek McGrath), and rather than collect forensic evidence or grill the white janitors, the biased prosecu...