Category Archives: Racism in Film

Griffith, Racism, TCM and the Myth of “Classic Movies”

The racism of D. W. Griffith’s “Birth of a Nation” is undeniable. You would have to be an apologist for racism to feel otherwise. Yes, it’s a seriously flawed film.  But nearly 100 years since it was made, it no … Continue reading

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