- Brandon Tensley: Jackson has peeled back yet another layer of what, exactly, true representation means
- There's no question that Jackson's comments made some of those shades of representation clearer, Tensley says
Brandon Tensley is the assistant editor at New America. He is also a contributing writer for Pacific Standard magazine. He was a 2015-16 Luce Scholar in Thailand and a 2012-13 Fulbright Scholar in Germany. The views expressed here are solely those of the author.
(CNN)It seems like everyone is talking about Jordan Peele's hit film "Get Out" -- including Samuel L. Jackson, who wonders: What might movies featuring British black actors who must navigate American racism be like if these movies were, instead, to star their American counterparts?