Writer-director Anthony Drazan's exploration of an interracial relationship, and its polarizing effects, is noticeably effective for its mature, uncompromising stance on the subject. ZEBRAHEAD manages to capture the bravado and streetwise essence of urban American youth without resorting
to glossy tactics.
Zack Glass (Michael Rapaport) is hip-hop all the way. He walks the walk, talks the talk and spins rap at his high school's dances. The only thing that doesn't jibe is that Zack is white and Jewish. Nevertheless he is well acclimated in the predominantly Black Detroit high school. His best friend,
Dee Wimms (DeShonn Castle), gets a kick out of Zack's pseudo-Bl...