Do We Really Need More Slave Movies?

Reflections on a genre that too often celebrates White saviors over Black souls

“Antebellum.” Photo: Lionsgate

It’s always tough to be a Black person in the position of analyzing a piece of art that reflects our culture or history. Do we always celebrate a movie, song, or other work? Is it okay to say you don’t like something that’s about Black history? Must we always love a…