40 Years a Prisoner

HBO's '40 Years a Prisoner' Documentary About the ‘MOVE Nine' Black Activists Chronicles a Son's Mission to Free His Parents

The HBO documentary “40 Years a Prisoner” chronicles the controversial 1978 police raid of the Black activist organization MOVE, which sparked a shootout that killed a police officer. Two of the radicals imprisoned after the shootout were the parents of Mike Africa Jr., who joined LX News alongside documentary director Tommy Oliver, to talk about his lifelong battle to free his parents from prison.