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Life in the Pop Lane

Despite its blatant racism, 'Nation' still needs to be seen

By Renée Graham
Globe Staff / August 17, 2004

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The first and only time I watched D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" in its entirety, I was a college student enrolled in a class on the African-American image in film. Though I'd heard of Griffith and what is widely acknowledged as his masterpiece, I knew nothing about the film when the black-and-white images began flickering across the screen ... (Full Article: 895 Words)

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