Antonio Moore on how ‘Harriet’ feeds into America’s disturbing stereotypes of Black men

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The Focus Features biopic starring British actress Cynthia Erivo and directed by Kasi Lemmons grossed $12 million during its opening weekend. The film received a lot of backlash before the premiere due to old tweets from Erivo surfacing, revealing her mocking Black Americans. Now, the film has received more backlash due to historical inaccuracies. Attorney Antonio Moore and others have decided to boycott the film because Focus Features is owned by Comcast and Comcast is challenging The Civil Rights Act of 1866 in Byron Allen‘s racial discrimination lawsuit.

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