In Response to Criticisms of the Harriet Tubman Movie…

I recently saw the controversial Harriet Tubman movie. As a community organizer and educator, I put forth a call-to-action asking Black people around the world to organize community field trips to watch the movie and intelligently discuss it, then create community initiatives to help “liberate Black people from bondage” TODAY. I followed that with a video asking why ADOS supporters were attacking and even boycotting the film. The popular critiques from the film’s Black opponents are: 1. It depicted a brutal Black bounty hunter who killed a free Black anti-slavery advocate. 2. It made certain white folk seem heroic. 3. … Continue reading In Response to Criticisms of the Harriet Tubman Movie…