‘Make films where black characters don’t die’: Queen & Slim sparks debate over ‘trauma porn’ squib

Lena Waithe’s debut raises questions over the work of black artists and the role of critics of color

A hyper-stylized film about a black couple killing a white cop during a tense traffic stop and then embarking on a gorgeously shot escape across America was always destined to garner controversy.

Ppl should be free to critique art without the pressures of protecting ppl just bc we share the same skin color. Stop this crap now pic.twitter.com/m2hFK69rtf

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