HBO’s Confederate is done already — Pharyngula

Their planned alternate history series about the hypothetical outcome of the South winning the Civil War ought, rightly, to be dead right now. Ta-Nehisi Coates kills it. For while the Confederacy, as a political entity, was certainly defeated, and chattel slavery outlawed, the racist hierarchy which Lee and Davis sought to erect, lives on. It…

via HBO’s Confederate is done already — Pharyngula

This whole idea just needs to be dropped. No one is clamoring for this show other than the bigots who’ll get off on viewing Black pain and misery.


One thought on “HBO’s Confederate is done already — Pharyngula

  1. The idea is so disgusting. I don’t have the words to express how wrong this is. It is an attack on the Black community at EVERY level. Spiritual, historical, political, social, I could go on. The fact that this was greenlit at all is a declaration of war. I’m just… I could scream right now.

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