The “Barbie” movie officially reached $1 billion worldwide, making it the first film directed solely by a woman to reach the billion-dollar mark. Still, the blockbuster movie, which stars “Insecure” creator, Issa Rae, is not without its critics.
In this clip, Karen Hunter is joined by celebrated author and cultural critic Dr. Koritha Mitchell to discuss the backlash.
About Dr. Koritha Mitchell
Dr. Koritha Mitchell is an award-winning author, literary historian, cultural critic, and professional development expert. Her research focuses on African America literature as well as violence in United States history and contemporary culture. She examines how texts, both written and performed, help targeted families and communities survive and thrive.