I No Longer Watch Black Oppression Movies

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Dear T.S.P. Reader,
May this day bid you peace and joy.
The hit blockbuster “Get Out” was released in theaters this past February 2016, and it had countless black and white critics alike singing its high praises.
It even had the distinct honor of being dubbed a 5-star rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which–and, I don’t have to tell you–is no simple feat.  Stephanie Zacharek, the film critic for TIME, had this to say about the movie’s director and co-producer Jordan Peele: “Peele succeeds where sometimes even more experienced filmmakers fail: He’s made an agile entertainment whose social and cultural observations are woven so tightly into the fabric that you’re laughing even as you’re thinking, and vice-versa.”
Positive feedback from my readers and writing colleagues flooded my Facebook timeline after its release, and even a few of the black social commentators whom I adamantly follow were chiming in about how the movie masterfully…

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