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Race & Art in America: The Invisible Man meets Django Unchained — Laura K. Warrell » From the Numéro Cinq Archives | Numéro Cinq
In this powerful and important essay, Laura K. Warrell refuses to bow to Quentin Tarantino as a pop icon and instead calls him out as a puerile manipulator of stereotypes. She puts his brutal and salacious Mandingo fight scene in Django Unchained (winner of the completely undeserved Oscar for Original Screenplay) up against Ralph Ellison’s