dukes of hazzard
As confederate statues are torn down throughout the South, conservatives often hail General Robert E. Lee as one of history’s greats. They claim he hated slavery and worked to heal America after the Civil War. But the General Lee myth couldn’t be further from the truth.
Until we learn to confront the good, the bad and the downright absurd, we will keep having the same stale, worn out, going nowhere conversations.
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But if you were a Jew, and you saw this hit TV show with two guys in a stunt car with an SS symbol on it, named after Hitler or some other high-ranking Nazi, you might think to yourself, "Is that really necessary? Isn't this kind of like a commercial that makes the SS symbol, and thus what the Nazis were fighting for, kind of...glamorous?"
“'The Dukes of Hazzard' was and is no more a show seated in racism than 'Breaking Bad' was a show seated in reality,” he
The series, set in fictional Hazzard County, Georgia, is now embroiled in significant controversy over its frequent use of
I had not considered a flag as another structure of present-day society, until I saw the united outcry spurring its downfall, and I thank all those courageous souls who helped me understand that the structures that need to change to support our collective coming together come in all forms.
Of course, Wopat, 62, has come quite a long way in the 29 years since "Dukes" wrapped. The actor-singer-songwriter (whose
He made it, but afterward admitted that perhaps it wasn't such a great idea. "I should have left the stunts to the stunt