'Law & Order: SVU' to Tackle Trayvon Martin, Paula Deen
Law & Order: SVU, the NBC drama which rips stories from the national headlines with a liberal bent, is tackling the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin in an upcoming episode.
Said episode will also explore the racially charged statements celebrity chef Paula Deen admitted to saying years ago.
... Cybill Shepard plays Jolene Castille, a famous southern chef who guns down an unarmed, hoodie-wearing black teen she thought was following her on the Upper West Side, TV Guide reported.
The Law & Order franchise, the brainchild of Dick Wolf, has a history of retelling recent history through a progressive lens. Wolf's cop shows have attacked business, Christians and specific GOP members.