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    Jun 10, 2020

    Sorry, But Watching “The Help” Isn’t Helping Racial Justice

    “If your goal is to learn more about racial struggles in America, it doesn’t make a whole ton of sense to watch a movie like The Help, which is written by white people.”

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    The date... June 10! The time... News O'Clock!

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    And we’re joined by Manny Fidel, opinion editor and video producer at Business Insider, whose viral video lays out why white savior movies definitely shouldn’t be the vibe right now.

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