The riot isn't seen in the movie, but it is alluded to. He has this one speech that gives a great sense of texture and paints a picture of what was happening in Harlem then.
I'm always moving forward.
But out of limitations comes creativity.
You have to examine a scene on the page first. Then you get into the basics of acting: Who are you? Who are you talking to? How do you feel about that person?
In scoring we have a lot that was not evident in the shooting. The radio is on all the time.