Torture Porn? Re-Examining 12 Years A Slave, 9 Years Later

Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender in 12 Years A Slave (Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Do you remember where you were when you saw 12 Years a Slave? I was living in Cape Town. My location at the time was fitting and almost poetic. During the year I spent in South Africa, I was constantly reminded of the country’s legacy of racism, both in historical…

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Jeremy Helligar

Jeremy Helligar

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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