Kimberly Ellis

How Black Power Won the American West, and Why Tarantino Doesn't Get It

Black abolitionists. Black outlaws. Black gunslingers of the west, south, east or north. These are the three groups of people that truly scare white Americans. And they rarely, if ever, appear on a Hollywood screen. They don't appear in Quenton Tarantino's Django Unchained, either.

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