Quentin Tarantino Says “Roots “Didn’t Move Me.”


  • How roots was inauthentic:

    1. Black Africans enabled the slave trade

    2. In 1830 there were 3,775 blacks who owned slaves

    3. First slave owner, Anthony Johnson, was black

    4. More free blacks lived in the South than North

    5. 1860 – largest slave holder in SC was black

    6. First black military officers were Confederates

    7. 1,000s of black fought for Confederacy