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.

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