Spike Lee

Django Unchained, Or, “Killing Whitey While Protecting White Power”: A Review

Submitted by Omali Yeshitela on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 01:37

by Omali Yeshitela

At last: a revolutionary African analysis of Django, a movie that “does not have the ability to criticize the institution of slavery.” Jamie Foxx’s character “does not enlist his captive brothers and sisters in the enterprise of ending slavery or their own enslavement.” And, he is disconnected, choosing only “to free his wife and to exact revenge for wrongs done to her.”

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