‘Green Book’ Distorts Jim Crow Above the Mason Dixon Line
Controversy and parody have swarmed the film Green Book, notably since it won the Best Picture Oscar last month. Many have criticized the film’s focus on a white heroic character, the resolution of racism through an interracial “buddy” story, and departure from the facts of Don Shirley’s life, according to Shirley’s family.
The film’s grossest distortion…
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