This whole thing of this 'war on drugs' and the mass incarcerations that have happened pretty much for the last 40 years has just decimated the black male population. It’s slavery. It's just slavery through and through, and it's just the same fear of the black male that existed back in the 1800s.

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By: Quentin Tarantino

The filmmaker said on the Canadian talk show George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight in December 2012, when discussing the racial issues brought up in his film Django Unchained.