We Ain T Doin Civil Rights Analysis

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In the article, ‘“We Ain 't Doin’ Civil Rights” The Life and Times of a Genre as Told in The Help’, Allison Graham explains the problematic use of TV in movies, the use of TV as a way to create authenticity, the trivialization of stories in The Help, and describes how those three topics affect the audience. Graham starts off by talking about the 17-minute televised speech that Medgar Evers made in 1963 encouraging black residents to remain vigilant in their boycott of racist merchants.Evers was at the time the leader of NAACP in Mississippi.About two to three weeks after the broadcast aired, Evers was shot in the back in his carport by Greenwood, Mississippi Klan member Byron De La Beckwith. Adam Nossiter wrote, ‘“it seems probable that until his final month, Evers was an obscure figure to a majority of white Mississippians.’” Which basically means that Evers inspired many white people to speak up and stop being silent about their perspective toward segregation.She explains that showing that broadcast in The Help is problematic and unbelievable because it is extremely unlikely that the broadcast aired in Jackson while Evers was alive. Graham also describes how there is two things that happen in movies about Civil Rights. They always have a white “hero” and use fake TV broadcast to make the movie more believable.
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