How does Walter Mosley explore issues of race and “othering” in both the movie Devil in a Blue Dress and the short story “Equal Opportunity”?

Writing Prompt: How does Walter Mosley explore issues of race and “othering” (see the Google Slide Lecture) in both the movie Devil in a Blue Dress and the short story “Equal Opportunity”? Is he successful in presenting the hardships presented by race and class within the context of the detective genre? If not, what might he have done better?

You should use two journal articles from the WLAC library database. I have provided one article in Canvas; however, you do not need to use this one, but you may if it suits your argument. The second article is one that you must find.

This essay should be no less than 400 words. It should be in MLA format with works cited page. It should be uploaded as a PDF document.

Your thesis should be clear and concise with an easily identifiable claim and parameters. You should have specific examples from the movie and the short story. You should utilize two journal articles to support your argument.