African-American student Malik is on a track scholarship; academics are not his strong suit, and he goes in thinking that his athletic abilities will earn him a free ride through college. Fudge, a "professional student" who has been at Columbus for six years so far, becomes friendly with Malik and challenges his views about race and politics in America.
- Year: 1995
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Romance, Drama, Crime
- Studio: New Deal Productions, Columbia Pictures
- Keyword: race politics, college, racism, date rape, athletic scholarship, black militant, resentment, school shooting, lesbian
- Director: John Singleton
- Cast: Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rapaport, Jennifer Connelly, Ice Cube, Jason Wiles