âRootsâ vs. âDjango Unchainedâ: Two Generations of the Slave Narrative<br />

‘Roots’ vs. ‘Django Unchained’: Two Generations of the Slave Narrative

On the 35th anniversary of Alex Haley's classic comes the Quentin Tarantino slave-narrative fantasy. Is it possible to enjoy both?

Miles Marshall Lewis

by Miles Marshall Lewis, December 21, 2012

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âRootsâ vs. âDjango Unchainedâ: Two Generations of the Slave Narrative<br />

Marshall Lewis is the Arts & Culture Editor of EBONY.com. He’s also the Harlem-based author of Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have BruisesThere’s a Riot Goin’ On and Irrésistible. Follow MML on Twitter at@furthermucker, and visit his personal blog, Furthermucker.

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