“Strait Outta Compton” star O’Shea Jackson Jr. expressed his displeasure with the History channel’s remake of “Roots”. O’shea Jr. scoffed at the constant imagery of slavery replayed over and over again. He went on to question, where are the stories of successful African Americans like Daniel Hale Williams (known for performing one of the world’s first successful open heart surgeries in 1893)?
West Coast legend Snoop Dogg ruffled a lot of feathers by stating he refused to watch “Roots” for the same reasons. Do you agree with their logic?
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