Black History Often Miscast in Hollywood

In this year's Oscars race for best picture, there are two very different films that deal with perhaps the most significant aspect of black history in America: slavery. The black characters in "Lincoln" primarily take a back seat in Steven Spielberg's drama about President Abraham Lincoln's battle to get the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery passed through Congress. Whereas, in "Django Unchained," Quentin Tarantino's slave-revenge western, the title character, played by Jamie Foxx, is a freed...Full Story
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