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13th summary - The film 13th dives into the many years of...

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The film 13th dives into the many years of inequality the African American race faced in all aspects of their lives by breaking down the 13th amendment and power of the word criminal. Unveiling the many long excruciating years of abuse the movie first takes a look at the roots of the issue by covering the slavery era. Slavery was seen as this way to separate the whites from the blacks in order to provide power within the white community. This time period in history was the start of ongoing problem still existing in our society today where blacks are experiencing a minority in the system while whites hold a certain level of power over them. In attempt to end this unequal treatment within the states the 13th amendment was created to halt any form of human work performed by blacks. The movie analyzes this deeply by providing several examples where loopholes have been created one being the altered amendment itself. The
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