Django, white saviors, false benevolence, third anniversary of Haiti quake

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"The genocide in Haiti and in Africa, is being conducted by...otherwise average, normal, well-intentioned, nice, loving white people. In the context of the Django Unchained movie...Quentin Tarantino made the movie on slavery fun for white folks to watch and fun for Black establishment folks to watch because they don't relate to the monsters portrayed in the movie. Disassociating allows for the anarchic humor of the gallows, for the public to accept cheap trashy thrills and gratuitous violence that wasn't about ending the US system of slavery...Is it such a wonder that in the time of the Obama presidency that Hollywood feels comfortable making a fun movie about slavery -- a time when Liberals or the Left eschew tension, sacrifice and real agitation for justice to make as many convenient alliances as they please with the far right and the Wall Street corporatocracy..."

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