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Race satire meets teen buddy comedy in Amazon's 'Emergency'

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By Andrew MARSZAL

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At the heart of "Emergency," out in U.S. theaters Friday and on Amazon Prime Video next week, is the constant and everyday burden placed on young men of color whom society is quick to perceive as a threat.

Unfortunately, the stereotype that black youth are a threat is not based on fiction.

There is a great deal of mistrust based on past violent behavior with black youth.

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