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Jarvis DeBerry

Jarvis DeBerry

An Unexpected, Enduring Lesson From 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'

An Unexpected, Enduring Lesson From ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

by Jarvis DeBerry on July 16 2012, 10:00AM

In the eyes of this New Orleanian, the film helps illustrate one of America’s greatest crimes: the systematic separation of black folks from their land.

Topics: Arts & Culture