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Kurt Sutter's Outlaw Empires

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Docu about criminal groups is both insightful and violent.

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The series offers an unapologetic and non-judgmental look at the culture and activities of some of America's most well-known underground organizations. It also offers some interesting discussions about the roles they have had in criminal activities like the prohibition, the current illegal drug trade, and major violent events, like the L.A. riots.

Learning about these events through the personal narratives is interesting, but the way they share their stories is also intriguing. The pride that many exhibit for being a member of these groups often tells us more about the culture of these organizations than the disturbing details about some of their criminal activities. As a result, the series offers viewers a way of understanding them from a perspective that is both insightful and disturbing.

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