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After viewing Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th, and reading The Atlantic article Ava DuVernay’s 13 Reframes American History and NPR’s interview of Ava’s  Documentary 13th which Argues Mass Incarceration Is An Extension of Slavery one could conclude that Blacks have been discriminated against throughout American history.                  Ava DuVernay documentary 13th’, Argues Mass Incarceration Is An Extension of Slavery, conveys Duvernay’s perception that the film will provide knowledge to viewers about  the incarcaration and the 150 years of oppression that Black people experienced in a way the viewers can comprehend in a short amount of time. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay states in the  you know, every person who is in prison is not a criminal, that all crimes are not created equal, that all sentences are not equal. (DuVernay, Paragraph # 6) This Statement contributes to Ava’s perception Blacks were discriminated because it addresses the fact that not everyone convicted of a crime is a criminal and how not every individual who is Black is a criminal and guilty. This was a widespread assumption during the period of the 150 years of oppression that blacks face. Ava DuVernay also states ” the documentary was built for two different kinds of audiences – folks out there that know about this (referring to Blacks being discriminated) and folks out there that have never heard it. ( DuVernay, Paragraph # 8) This statement  made by DuVernay references to the fact Blacks were being discriminated on throughout history and one can conclude after her statement in the documentary that Blacks have been discriminated against throughout American History.                     The Atlantic Ava DuVernay’s 13th Reframes American History article contributes to the conclusion Blacks have been discriminated by history because it explores how the Thirteenth Amendment led to an epidemic of mass incarceration in the United States. DuVernay States “Throughout the films continuous reveal, a single word flashes in giant white letters on a black background: CRIMINAL.( DuVernay, Paragraph #5) From this statement one could conclude Blacks were discriminated throughout history as during the epidemic of mass incarceration in the United States anyone of Black ethnic were considered a criminal even without doing anything wrong, this was a profound moment in the history of Black People Lives. DuVernay mentions in the article that the film is a virtual tour through racism, (DuVernay, Paragraph #9) and further emphasize the importance of the film by stating ‘ All this information you can find in about seven amazing docs that tell different parts of the story. About ten great books, right, that we could list for people. But this is the primary source for people that will not read and go see those films. (DuVernay, Paragraph #15) DuVernay’s claim references that Blacks were discriminated throughout history by expressing how the topics of Black’s discrimination in American history could take up to ten books to learn about, however the film combines 150 years of oppression in 100 minutes.                    After viewing Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th, and reading The Atlantic article Ava DuVernay’s 13 Reframes American History and NPR’s interview of Ava’s  Documentary 13th which Argues Mass Incarceration Is An Extension of Slavery one could conclude that Blacks have been discriminated against throughout American history. DuVernay’s statements about the film combining 150 years of oppression into 100 minutes and her remarks about the epidemic of mass incarceration in the United States can make the reader conclude that Blacks have been discriminated against throughout American History.

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