Snowfall

Before her drug dealer-filled wedding, Louie puts her plan in motion to separate her crack cocaine business from Franklin's by any means necessary.

For the recap of 'Snowfall' season 5, episode 6, we explore how the expansive reach of the Mexican gang influence of the 1980s almost costs Franklin his life, and shows how his empire's expansion could find its way on the wrong turf.

In real-life, the 1980s saw gang-related murders increase to all-time highs in Los Angeles, primarily thanks to the rise of crack cocaine sales. In the fifth episode of 'Snowfall''s fifth season, Franklin and his family get caught in the crossfire of drive-by shootings in a wave of violence similar to the time period the show is based on,.

The fourth episode of the fifth season of 'Snowfall' sees the police harassment of Black neighborhoods during the crack epidemic of the 1980s mirror the martial law tactics implemented in real life, and it's only the beginning of the race war.

For the fourth episode of Snowfall's fifth season, Franklin confronts the CIA agent he believes killed his father, only to hear the same victim blaming rhetoric the U.S. government has been using to remove the Black fathers from home since the Nixon administration.

For the second episode of Snowfall's fifth season, the review explores the parallels between the problems facing the U.S. government in the show with the problems facing the U.S. government during the Iran-Contra conflict of the 1980s.

For the season five premiere of Snowfall, CassiusLife explores how the show's inclusion of college basketball star Len Bias's real death in 1986 is setting the stage for the crack epidemic to be exposed in the show similar to how it was in real-life.

The chronicle that Singleton co-created will wrap up production next month.