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Julia Roberts Playing Black Abolitionist Harriet Tubman?

The producer of a new biopic of the celebrated U.S. abolitionist Harriet Tubman has said that actress Julia Roberts was originally tipped to star in the movie. Tubman’s family said the movie would’ve been blacklisted in the black community because it would’ve been a slap in the face, and utterly disrespectful if Roberts, who is white, were cast to play […]