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March 2013

[REACT] Can White People Tell Our Stories?

A film adaptation to the acclaimed sitcom Good Times is in the works. The original show was created by Norman Lear---a White man who received some criticism for the way Blacks were depicted on the show---and each of the main creative voices involved with the new project so far are also White. Is it possible for White people to effectively create and tell stories featuring us?
Voting Has Ended

Can Whites create good stories featuring us?

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  • Yes, some gifted Whites are able to do this

  • No, Black people need to tell Black stories

Are you looking forward to this Good Times adaptation?

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  • Yes, I am

  • No, I am not

Poll results so far...

Yes, some gifted Whites are able to do this 36%

Yes, I am 20%

No, I am not 80%

No, Black people need to tell Black stories 64%

Yes, I am 11%

No, I am not 89%

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