Ava DuVernay and the 13th Amendment


This is a ‘must watch’ ….

United States Hypocrisy

A couple of years back I wrote the following regarding the documentary titled The House I Live In:

In the same way that Michelle Alexander’s book, The New Jim Crow: mass incarceration in the age of color-blindness, has proven to be a catalyst in the movement to abolish the Prison Industrial Complex, The House I Live In has the potential to do the same on an even larger scale.

Those words should have been reserved instead for Ava DuVernay’s latest documentary film ‘13th’, which premiered on October 7 and is currently showing on Netflix. DuVernay’s film is already the most watched documentary on Netflix this year, and one need only watch the trailer to see why it’s receiving so much praise:

In the film DuVernay draws a direct connection from the era of chattel slavery to the modern-day system of mass incarceration in the United…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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