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The Trailer For Taraji P. Henson's 'The Best Of Enemies' Draws Mixed Reactions

Some think Ms. Henson may finally earn her Oscar, while others are already over it.

Oscar-nominated actress Taraji. P. Henson stars as Ann Atwater in the forthcoming film The Best of Enemies. Atwater was a mother turned Civil Rights activist in Durham, North Carolina who took on C.P. Ellis, a leader of local Ku Klux Klan to desegregate schools in the area. As a result, the two formed an unlikely friendship with Ellis reportedly changing his views.

Directed by Robin Bissell, the trailer for the film hit the Internet Saturday (March 2) and fresh off the frustration over Green Book's Best Picture win at the 2019 Oscars, some weren't too excited about the project.

Many expressed frustration over Hollywood's obsession with a white savior complex in which a black lead, does the arduous work of fighting battles, both emotionally and physically, to bring about change only for a white man or woman to be awarded a medal of honor.

However, there are some who despite the trailer are still fans of the Empire actress and are still planning on seeing the film.

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So what say you? Will you see the movie that is reportedly based on historical facts, or are you going to pass? Sound off in the comments below.

The Best of Enemies rolls into theaters Apri 5.

In the meantime, learn about the real Ann Atwater below.

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Taking to Twitter to post the presidential sincerity, A-Rod showed off the handwritten note from Michelle and Barack Obama. “This means the world to us. #44," the engaged couple captioned the image. The note also offered marital advice to the couple.

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