FX is releasing a mini-series anthology on controversial case of O.J. Simpson, to be titled American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpsonand the dramatic replay of the court case on the screen has opened new conversations about race relations both during the time of the case, and now.

This blog post critiques aspects of the series and the portrayal of Simpson, while this article from the Huffington Post goes into greater detail of the film-makers vision for the project.

Both pieces acknowledge that the tones of racism were prevalent in the case and its media coverage, but claim that this is more of a secondary focal point of the work.

 

 

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