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‘Malcolm & Marie’ is a Voyeuristic Exercise in Emotional Abuse and Misogynoir

Sam Levinson’s decision to write Marie’s nonstop degradation so fastidiously shows his willingness to use Black women with little care for our actual survival. CW/TW: This piece contains minor spoilers for ‘Malcolm & Marie’, discussion of substance use, mental illness, attempted suicide, emotional abuse, ableism, and trauma. What gives a white director-turned-writer the right to...