Category Archives: Birth of a Nation (film)

The KKK Is So 20th Century

The KKK, propelled into prominence by a cutting edge social medium, is ironically faltering because of its inability to keep up with social media.

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The Civil War in 2011–Still Underway

Film Friday I found myself fuming at a film that I showed to my American Film class this past week.  My reaction caught me by surprise because the movie is almost a hundred years old and I have screened it many times before.  Why did D. W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation (1915) get under my […]

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