In the film Dee Roberts (Nicole Beharie) is arrested at her job as part of a drug raid in her neighborhood in rural Texas. It only took an anonymous tip for someone to be arrested and booked on felony drug charges.
“American Violet” Los Angeles Premiere – Red Carpet WESTHOLLYWOOD, CA – APRIL 13: Karimah Westbrook arrives on the red carpet of the Los Angeles premiere of ‘American Violet’ at the Silver Screen Theater at The Pacific Design Center on April 13, 2009 in West Hollywood, California.
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This Is My Story
Regina Kelly heads inside the premiere. Her real-life story touched millions and inspired the film.