Language alert: Insults about Tracy’s weight, use of the formerly common (and, at the time, accepted) word “Negro.” Other racially charged terms are used.
Violence alert: The Baltimore police push and shove black demonstrators marching for integration.
Social-behavior alert: Tracy marches in favor of integration. The movie’s major theme is seeing beyond people’s looks or skin color.
Drug/alcohol/tobacco alert: Teens smoke in the girls’ bathroom; adults smoke in the teachers’ lounge.