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How Oscar-nominated films misrepresent African-American history
OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:
"A historical aberration
Modern filmmakers who want to accurately convey the evils of slavery could do so through the stories of Toussaint Louverture or Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass — or any of the other thousands of slaves who didn’t look to white saviors to escape their bondage."
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