Re "Waiting for 'Years,'" March 4
When a significant segment of the American experience can be artfully portrayed as slavery was in "12 Years a Slave," perhaps we have matured enough to embrace other significant parts of our history.
Some brave filmmaker should step forward and bring his or her art to the American experience of 1862, when
Movies are not just entertainment. When a part of history is served as art, perhaps it is more palatable.
Armida S. Thomson
I find it absolutely amazing that some Americans can watch other people's history without protesting, but when it comes to our own history with slavery, a lot of people simply have a meltdown. Some on the far right, including
There wasn't this much blowback (if any) when
Charles P. Martin