Salamishah Tillet

University of Pennsylvania

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Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Sites of Slavery: Citizenship, Racial Democracy, and the Post-Civil Rights Imagination

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Last year, Quentin Tarantino's  Django Unchained  graphically depicted the brutality of American slavery, but almost in comic book form.

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