Tunneling: In “Us,” Jordan Peele Mines the Horror of American Science

Posted on the original blog on March 24th, 2019.

Today, the novel coronavirus infected 40,000 Americans. The pandemic has exposed our current leadership’s deficient attitude toward science, which made me reach back to this older piece.

I loved “Get Out” and “Us,” and how Jordan Peele found the horror that exists in Black America’s relationship with science. My nation is so willing to believe racial justifications for why Covid-19 kills more Black and brown people, yet is unwillingly to



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Hal H. Harris

Black on Both Sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is hal.harris@est1865.com.