Fathom Magazine

Mudbound and Get Out: Right-Feeling or Repentance?

In my over ten years of teaching literature, I\’ve come to expect that stories about racism elicit a certain response from certain students. If it\’s a piece like Toni Morrison\’s The Bluest Eye or even Octavia Butler\’s Kindred, then white students will respond with sympathy. Their discussions will signal that racism is bad and they …

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