Why Does “Detroit” Erase Black Women?

Kathryn Bigelow‘s imminent film, “Detroit,” is being called out. The Daily Beast says it is “egregious that there are no black women in the trailer for [the movie]. Social media was quick to call out the seeming erasure of black women from the story of the 1967 riot—an understandable charge given that the film’s title is a misnomer, as it has little to do with the city of Detroit itself and the entire scope of the riot.’

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