<i>Boardwalk Empire</i>'s Negro Problem: Creative License With DuBois and Garvey
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HBO's Boardwalk Empire is one of the most critically acclaimed shows on television. Set in Atlantic City, NJ during the prohibition era, Boardwalk Empire webs a weave of scandal caused by politicians, gangsters, suffragettes, prostitutes, business owners, federal authorities, county lawmen and the like, taking viewers on a visual journey through a time when the line between the good, the bad and the ugly was tremendously blurred.
In 2010, Boardwalk Empire burst onto the scene with much fanfare featuring the talents of Martin Scorcese, as an executive producer on the show, Emmy award-winning director Tim Van Patten and Terence Winter, writer extraordinaire for the iconic series The Sopranos. Add a cast featuring heavyweight actors Steve Buscemi, Kelly MacDonald, Michael Shannon, Gretchen Mol and Michael K. Williams, and the show was destined to be a sure-fire hit. Forty Emmy nominations later and 17 wins including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (2011), Outstanding Casting for
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