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Armond White On Samuel L. Jackson's Career: 'He's Been The Ultimate Uncle Tom'

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act June 16, 2013 at 9:12PM

I think we all know by now that Armond White isn't exactly one to be shy with sharing his thoughts on just about anything and/or anyone. He certainly isn't here.
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Armond White

I think we all know by now that Armond White isn't exactly one to be shy with sharing his thoughts on just about anything and/or anyone. He certainly isn't here.

The question is whether you think his argument is valid or not.

I'll say no more, and just let you listen to the clip below, published last Thursday. It's quite damning I think, but, if Samuel Jackson was asked to respond to this, I can only imagine his reply would be something like, "Man, I don't give a f*ck about Armond White," having interviewed him myself last December, for Django Unchained, and the general vibe I got from him, and his POV on what he feels a black actor's job and obligations are (questions I did ask him).

The ongoing conversation about the so-called "burden of representation" continues.

Thanks to our friends at Africa Is A Country for alerting me to this:


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