Archive for May, 2016

Whitewashing the Historical Feats of the Black Jacobins

Friday, May 27th, 2016

by H. Lewis Smith

HaitianSeveral years ago black actor and activist Danny Glover, presented Hollywood with a movie script about the Haitian General Toussaint Louverture, leader of the Black Jacobins and the Haitian Revolution that stunned the world but—Hollywood refused to back the film. The reason given: There were no white heroes! Hollywood’s modus operandi have always been to sanitize… Continue reading