Can something be simultaneously genius and vilely racist? This is the question posed by D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film Birth of a Nation. Silent film star Mary Pickford called it the first movie that made people take the motion picture industry seriously. The film debuted in a politically charged atmosphere, full of anti-immigrant bias, racial tensions, and fear of danger from…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on August 29, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
Looking for a new place for your voice to be heard?
I’m always interested in hearing other people’s points of view. I invite you to guest blog and let the world hear what you have to say.
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Added by Melina Druga on August 17, 2018 at 4:33pm — No Comments