#NoConfederate Campaign Against HBO Slave Drama Takes Off

The series 'Confederate' will take place in an alternate timeline where southern states successfully seceded and in which legalized slavery continues.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A social media campaign to derail HBO's planned modern-day Southern slavery drama quickly caught fire, prompting the cable channel to ask detractors to withhold judgment until they see "Confederate." The campaign, with "OscarsSoWhite" activist April Reign among its organizers, asked people to tweet to HBO with the hashtag "NoConfederate" during Sunday's broadcast of the channel's "Game of Thrones." "Game of Thrones" is produced by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who are… Read at AP News

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