Controversial and provocative Egyptian-Sudanese-American Bestselling Author, Kola Boof has a bone to pick with America. Her open letter on the "bi-racial" portrayal of Harriet Tubman in film Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has sparked much debate across the globe. Kola sheds light on white America's subliminal, yet overt perception of true blackness and what it means to properly represent "black history."
*KOLA BOOF WRITES*
Dear America, Tim Burton & Timur Bekmambetov,
The depiction of Harriet Tubman as biracial in a new Hollywood film ranks as the most hurtful denunciation of Blackness yet. In a nation that claims itself 'multi-cultural' and that everyone is part of a rainbow humanity-why are we constantly bombarded with the erasure of Authentically Black images? Read the rest of this entry »