Dear HBO, we need to talk about #NoConfederate


The cable TV channel moves forward with a socially controversial production 💎

Like it or not, it's a fact that we are all living in a world where there is current debate over whether flying the confederate flag at some state capitol buildings is appropriate. 

That makes Confederate, a fictional alternative history show on HBO that explores the idea of "what if the South had won the Civil War and slavery was still a thing?" more than slightly problematic. 

Showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff. Image: Art Streiber

That's why April Reign (creator of the #OscarsSoWhite hasht…