Banished
A History of African American Expulsion

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Nandi

Very enlightening! An informative historical educational piece of work. Thank you

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Darlene

I have never heard of the expulsion of black people, and this was very difficult to watch. And sadly, the film reinforces the idea that these communities had not changed much at the time of filming. Because a refusal to acknowledge the past suggests a willingness to tolerate a repeat of it.

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LAMOUR

This is a part of history, we rarely think about. In this country many immigrants receive reparations, including some of the country's enemies during wartime. However, in relation to freed slaves, and the individuals depicted in this movie, justice seems to be ignored.

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