I think The Whipping Man is important right now, dark, bold, and powerful. It speaks to you. The themes of blackness in new America, religion, internalized and externalized slavery, family ties, the uneasiness of “freedom” and the guilt of the oppressor who has just found the word – there’s a lot there that haunts, and that should. Go see and feel your way through this emotional roller coaster of a story. It does not disappoint.
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