About the New 'Lone Ranger' Trailer

I love Johnny Depp, and I like his notions about perhaps undermining some of our stereotypes about Native Americans. I'm not seeing it here.


Perhaps I'm still shell-shocked from my Dad banishing me from the television when I was six, until I could explain what was wrong with the "Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour." That's when I knew that my Pops was done different.


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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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