Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is a rookie detective who decides to go undercover to take down the Klu Klux Klan from the inside. The catch? He’s black. Ground-breaking filmmakers Spike Lee and Jordan Peele have teamed up for this acclaimed comedy-drama about the true story behind Colorado Springs’ first African American police officer. Also starring Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, and Topher Grace.
1970s, Colorado, USA. Ron Stallworth is the first African American detective in the Colorado Springs police department, and he wants to kick off his career in a big way. His goal? To go undercover and infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan.
Understandably, his colleagues have their doubts about how a black man can get inside the most notorious white supremacist extremist group in the country. But Ron has a plan. Working with his partner Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), who is white, the two men join forces to become a “combined Ron Stallworth”.