American Crime Season 3 Episode 1: "3.01" Quotes
Man: You done? You almost done?
Makeup Artist: That your boyfriend?
Makeup Artist: Everything all right with you?
Woman. Yeah. We're going to dinner with his sister. His sister and her fiancee. We're going to this restaurant and he just wants me to look good, you know?
Man: You can earn some money.
Boy: Doing what?
Man: Pick tomatoes. [boy laughs] What? You're gonna sit here drinking my beer, talking about walking all the way to Patterson to score some drugs you don't got money to pay for, and laugh at me.
It's a numbers game at this point. It's volume. We need people. We need people who can work the fields and we need people... we need 'em to work at a price. So I'm sayin'... get people in, okay? Get 'em in, get 'em on the farm and get 'em working.Woman
Man: I wish I had some better news, but I've been crunching some numbers and your bid for produce is not competitive.
Woman: There's no way to compete with these farms that use Mexican labor.
Kamara: I'm trying to help you.
Ishmael: But you don't care.
Kamara: I do care. I've sat here with boys your age who are going through... they have it worse. And yes, I do care. But eventually you learn that you can do and you can do and you can do but you can't make someone else do. So yes, I am trying to help. Sometimes all you can do is try.
Boy: I don't have a pimp. Marquez is my cuz. He's been looking out for me since I was six.
Kamara: He runs you.
Boy: He doesn't run me. I do it myself.
Woman: I wish you had called me. I don't have anything.
Kamara: He's underage.
Woman: I have a woman whose boyfriend is threatening to kill her and her children. I really don't have anything.
Kamara: My name is Kamara. I want you to know you're not in trouble. I'm not with the police. Nobody wants to arrest you. We just want to arrest your pimp. I work with Project Open Road, an organization that works with victims -
Boy: I'm not a victim.