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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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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