Stamped From The Beginning (2023) Review

Stamped From The Beginning 2023

Stamped From The Beginning is a documentary film that explores the history of racist ideas in America. It is based on the book of the same name by Ibram X. Kendi.

The film begins by examining the origins of the idea of race. Williams argues that the concept of race was invented by Europeans in order to justify the enslavement of Africans.

The film then goes on to explore the ways in which racism has been used to justify segregation, discrimination, and other forms of oppression. Williams discusses the intersection of race and gender, and the ways in which Black women have been particularly marginalized and oppressed.

The film also highlights the stories of several Black people who have challenged racism and sexism, including Phillis Wheatley, Ida B. Wells, and Anita Hill.

Stamped From The Beginning is a powerful and informative film that provides a comprehensive overview of racist ideas in America. It is a must-see for anyone who wants to understand the history of racism in this country and how it continues to shape our society today.