All six episodes from the series based on the book by Lisa Belkin and true events that took place in 1980s Yonkers. Oscar Isaac stars as Nick Wasicsko, Yonkers' youngest ever mayoral candidate who oversees the conflict that arises from both the city council and white residents as a result of his proposal to desegregate public housing. Forced to make a U-turn on his election manifesto, Wasicsko must convince those around him to support his public housing bid whilst trying to keep his political credibility intact. The cast also includes Alfred Molina, Catherine Keener and Winona Ryder. Oscar Isaac won a Golden Globe for his performance.