Rebecca “Rebel” Knight is an ex-cop with a past. She resigned from her police duties after she shot her partner who was on the verge of shooting her younger brother.
The show examines the unique and conflicted relationship officers of color have with their jobs at a time when police forces are rife with brutality and misconduct.
“Rebel” is a pulp detective story set in modern-day Oakland that hands the role of brooding private eye to a black woman.
When: Tuesdays at BET
Actors: Danielle Moné Truitt, Giancarlo Esposito and Mykelti Williamson.