A six-part miniseries from the creator of The Wire and the director of Crash depicts the true story of a young mayor (Oscar Isaac) whose attempt to fulfill a federal court order to build low-income housing in white neighborhoods tears his city apart.

?Easy to watch but always compelling.?

? The A.V. Club


The Truth Behind the Story

Star Oscar Isaac, creator David Simon and more discuss the true-life story that inspired Show Me a Hero.

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