Harriet Tubman relative reacts to Julia Roberts casting in biopic

Whitewashing: Harriet Tubman’s Great-Great-Great-Grandniece Tina Wyatt Reacts To Choice Of Julia Roberts To Play Ancestor [Video]

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Harriet Tubmans Relative Reacts To Potential Julia Roberts Casting

Yesterday we reported on the news that some clueless Hollyweird studio executive suggested that Julia Roberts play iconic BLACK slavery abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the film that was recently released.

The folks at TMZ caught up with one of Tubman’s relatives, her great-great-great grandniece Tina Wyatt to get her top-line reaction to the egregiously racist idea that a white woman should play any Black woman, much less a Black woman with the stature of Harriet Tubman.

Press play down bottom to see what Tina had to say…




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