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There’s nothing politically correct about The Sellout, and its characters’ flawed logic draws attention to America’s greatest faults.

Rife with wit and historical awareness, ‘The Sellout’ speaks the unspeakable about race

March 25th, 2015

There’s nothing politically correct about The Sellout, and its characters’ flawed logic draws attention to America’s greatest faults.

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