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In Defense Of 'Confederate', HBO's Planned If-The-South-Won-The-Civil-War Series

When the planned series was announced, the backlash came quickly. Roxane Gay called it "slavery fan fiction," and many observers argued that, post-Charlottesville, as one put it, "we've already seen episode one of Confederate." Yet, as Gavriel D. Rosenfeld reminds us, there have already been several Civil War counterfactuals, and they're by no means all […]
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