‘Negotiated Authenticity’ — What Black Scriptwriters In Hollywood Have Always Been Expected To Provide

That’s how one screenwriter describes the unspoken task she and her Black colleagues usually face: “it’s still white people determining what the Black experience is and then hiring Black writers to ‘authenticate’ it.” Hannah Giorgis looks at those expectations and how Black writers handle them. – The Atlantic

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