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Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage ILANA MERCER puts slavery in historical perspective First he exposed the History Channel’s miniseries “Roots” as root-and-branch fiction. Now, the courageous epistolary warrior Jack Kerwick has turned his attention to correcting lies about slavery, promulgated in media … Continue reading

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12 Years a Slave – narcoleptic agitprop

12 Years a Slave – narcoleptic agitprop ROBERT HENDERSON finds the much-hyped film simultaneously tendentious and plodding 12 Years a Slave (12YAS) is dull, very very dull. The plot trudges from one banally brutal or degrading episode to the next, … Continue reading

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