Challenges minority writers faced in Hollywood and look at how that impacted novelist Richard Wright. Watch the clips from 1951, 2019, and the full 1986 version of the movie Native Son.
Notice how polarizing this film was within the black community based on its depiction of black brutality that some felt fit the stereotypes that black people were trying to avoid. The mini-documentary clip gives you a sense of this and the article explains the scenes that were removed which undermine the story and hardships Wright faced in making the first film in 1951. Note the critiques and challenges.