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"On Memorial Day, three cable channels will simultaneously premiere what’s meant to be a landmark in American television: the four-night, eight-hour remake of the iconic 1977 miniseries “Roots.” The response has not been overwhelmingly positive. The depiction of African-Americans in film and television has, in the wake of #OscarsSoWhite, once again been criticized, and rightly so. There’s a seeming cynicism in Hollywood’s endless revisiting of slavery narratives, and the films are almost always released during awards season, with a disturbing subtext: How great and liberal are we, these powerful, rich, white people, taking responsibility for this atrocity over and over? In a January roundtable with The Hollywood Reporter, three nonwhite writers, directors and producers talked about the limited narratives available to them, and the blindness of an industry dominated by white men. “There is an obsession with black tragedy,” said", nypost.com
"The first job of any remake is to justify itself. Why do we need a new version of Roots, the beloved 1977 ABC mini-series whose finale more than 100 million people watched and whose most recent rerun - in high-definition on TV One - was only last fall? - Ellen Gray, Philadelphia Inquirer", www.philly.com
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