Film & Culture: Lee Daniel’s The Butler

OPRAH WINFREY and FOREST WHITAKER star in THE BUTLERAugust 20, 2013 – Hour 1

Lee Daniel’s The Butler opened in theatres across the country this past weekend. We begin the show with a discussion of this film — considering the various accolades and critiques of its storyline — and an analysis of  representations of African Americans in film in general. Our guests include:

  • Dr. Ray Winbush, Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University;
  • Carla Wills, co-Host and producer of The Baltimore Blend on WEAA;
  • and Robert Shahidco-Host of The Baltimore Blend on WEAA.

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Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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