Did the Movie ‘The Help’ Betray Black People?

Photo: Dreamworks Pictures/Walt Disney Studios

Filmmakers who create historical dramas featuring Black characters do so at their own risk. Fudge details or whitewash the past— as White directors of race-themed films often do — and the criticism pours in. That’s entertainment.

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Jeremy Helligar

Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa” https://rb.gy/3mthoj