Herrington: Rewatching ‘The Blind Side’ after Oher/Tuohy revelations

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 16, 2023 1:18 PM CT | Published: August 15, 2023 3:32 PM CT

“The story ‘The Blind Side’ tells is built on a matrix of hot-button issues: Race, wealth, religion, public and private schools, as well as high school and college football. That matrix is fertile ground for problems of inequity, exploitation and paternalism. In other words, this garden is actually a minefield.”


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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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