Seven seconds an anthology crime drama from Netflix came out today. The plot is about a white cop accidentally committing a hit and run on a black teenager and critically injured. Through his attempt to hide it, sends the quaint New Jersey town into a torrent of racial tension. The show explores the emotions driving the characters.
The grief that Latrice and Isaiah Butler experience as they deal with the injury and and social injustice of their son, Brenton Butler. K.J. Harper, Brenton's lawyer, and her determination to figure out what actually happened to Brenton despite the forces working against her within the police department. Pete Jablonski, a police officer, soon to be dad who has transferred from the East side, dealing with the complexities behind doing the right thing and he crippling fear of it going the other way even though it was just an accident.