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Movie ‘The American Society of Magical Negroes’ uses satire to address race

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2024
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ATLANTA — In 2003, Kobi Libii was visiting Atlanta for the first time to compete in a debate tournament at Ebenezer Baptist Church. It was a moment which deeply influenced his career, he told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Indiana native said he stood at the podium where Martin Luther King Jr. preached four decades earlier and delivered his debate speech. The experienced made him realize he could use his voice to fully embrace and celebrate his ethnic identity. Two decades after Libbi’s debate speech, he’s now written, produced and directed...

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