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HBO’s doc “Exterminate All the Brutes” asks: “When was American great — and who was it great for?” – Salon

“I Am Not Your Negro” director Raoul Peck spoke to Salon about the history of white supremacy, slavery & genocide

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Raoul Peck’s (“I Am Not Your Negro”) extraordinary four-hour documentary, “Exterminate All the Brutes” — airing on HBO April 7 and 8 in two-hour segments — addresses themes of civilization, colonization, and extermination as it traces history and genocides around the world. This is, Peck explains in his forceful narration, a story of greed and power; land, labor, and enslavement; and most notably, white supremacy. 
The episodes hopscotch across time. The series opens with a white man (Josh Hartnett)…

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