"Deep Cover" is a 1992 Crime Story, directed by the LegendaryBill Duke. The film stars Laurence Fishburne, Jeff Goldblum, Clarence Williams III, and The LovelyVictoria Dillard. The film tells the story of Russell Steven, a young Black Los Angeles Police Officer recruited to work undercover in America's so-called "War on Drugs." As Stevens sinks deeper into the criminal underworld, and at the same time begins to see the realities of his situation, he finds himself having to choose his path from amongst several evils.
As with most movies selected by The Wandering Eyes Blog, the underlying Social, Political, Racial & Economic Commentary runs heavy-but seamless throughout the movie.