History Main / Blackface

15th Feb '17 10:21:56 PM Lanes17B
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* The episode, [[Series/AdamRuinsEverything ''Adam Ruins:'']] [[ChristmasEpisode Christams]] averts this when Adam talks about the different incarnations of SantaClaus. He talks about the Dutch Sinterklass' slave, Black Peter, but his sister, Reah, prevents the camera from showing a man in blackface.

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* The episode, [[Series/AdamRuinsEverything ''Adam Ruins:'']] Adam Ruins:]] [[ChristmasEpisode Christams]] averts this when Adam talks about the different incarnations of SantaClaus. He talks about the Dutch Sinterklass' slave, Black Peter, but his sister, Reah, prevents the camera from showing a man in blackface.
15th Feb '17 10:19:13 PM Lanes17B
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* The episode, [[Series/AdamRuinsEverything ''Adam Ruins:'']] [[ChristmasEpisode Christams]] averts this when Adam talks about the different incarnations of SantaClaus. He talks about the Dutch Sinterklass' slave, Black Peter, but his sister, Reah, prevents the camera from showing a man in blackface.
4th Feb '17 3:50:34 PM Lanes17B
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* In ''Series/TheBigBangTheory,'' [[NoSocialSkills Sheldon Cooper]] invites [[Creator/LeVarBurton LeVar Burton]] to his podcast ''Fun With Flags,'' and, despite Leonard telling him it was racist, shows him a video of him portraying George Washington Carver. Burton was not pleased.
24th Jan '17 9:05:56 PM Lanes17B
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* Film/DearwhitePeople begins with a HowWeGotHere moment, where the main cast watch a news report depicting the race riot that ensued when a predominantly white fraternity threw blackface party. A montage following the end of the film showcased numerous pictures that [[AluminumChristmasTrees showed such parties happening across numerous American universities.]]

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* Film/DearwhitePeople ''Film/DearwhitePeople'' begins with a HowWeGotHere moment, where the main cast watch a news report depicting the race riot that ensued when a predominantly white fraternity threw blackface party. A montage following the end of the film showcased numerous showed pictures that [[AluminumChristmasTrees showed such parties happening across from [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer numerous American universities.universities were such parties had taken place.]]
18th Jan '17 4:45:38 PM saintsithney
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* In "Betsy~Tacy Go Downtown" of the ''Literature/BetsyTacy'' series, a major point in the beginning of the book is a girl having passes to see "Uncle Tom's Cabin" on stage. Betsy, Tacy, and Tib try to get up their own play, where Tacy is to wear blackface. They end up attending "Uncle Tom's Cabin", where there are many performers in blackface. Which isn't too surprising, as the book takes place sometime around 1904 in Minnesota.
13th Jan '17 9:00:36 PM Lanes17B
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* Film/DearwhitePeople begins with a HowWeGotHere moment, where the main cast watch a news report depicting the race riot that ensued when a predominantly white fraternity threw blackface party. A montage following the end of the film showcased numerous pictures that [[AluminumChristmasTrees showed such parties happening across numerous American universities.]]
10th Jan '17 8:30:18 AM LondonKdS
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* In the ''Literature/FatherBrown'' story "The God of the Gongs", a black murderer tries to escape the police by disguising himself in blackface as a minstrel performer, as the one kind of person who nobody would imagine would actually be black.
29th Dec '16 9:19:45 AM nombretomado
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* According to ''Series/TheGoodies'', their ancestors were cruelly kidnapped by the BBC and forced into blackface as cast members on ''The Black and White Minstrel Show'' (see corresponding entry). They eventually fought for equal rights, no matter what colour paint, be it black, white, green, polka-dot. The episode was actually labelled: DO NOT BROADCAST - RACIST in the BBC archive. The Goodies also appear in blackface in the South Africa and Eckythump episodes. The show also mocked TheApartheidEra racists by showing how horrified they are of blackface performers: white people imitating black people. [[ItMakesSenseInContext One episode has Bill Oddie covering his exposed arms and face with shoe polish and converting to Islam]].

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* According to ''Series/TheGoodies'', their ancestors were cruelly kidnapped by the BBC and forced into blackface as cast members on ''The Black and White Minstrel Show'' (see corresponding entry). They eventually fought for equal rights, no matter what colour paint, be it black, white, green, polka-dot. The episode was actually labelled: DO NOT BROADCAST - RACIST in the BBC archive. The Goodies also appear in blackface in the South Africa and Eckythump episodes. The show also mocked TheApartheidEra UsefulNotes/TheApartheidEra racists by showing how horrified they are of blackface performers: white people imitating black people. [[ItMakesSenseInContext One episode has Bill Oddie covering his exposed arms and face with shoe polish and converting to Islam]].
11th Nov '16 4:06:13 PM TheJayman49
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* ''WesternAnimation/Coonskin'' featured this type of imagery intentionally to mock the many racist caricatures of African-Americans throughout the 30s and 40s.

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* ''WesternAnimation/Coonskin'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Coonskin}}'' featured this type of imagery intentionally ''intentionally'' to mock the many racist caricatures of African-Americans throughout the 30s and 40s.
11th Nov '16 4:05:38 PM TheJayman49
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* ''WesternAnimation/Coonskin'' featured this type of imagery intentionally to mock the many racist caricatures of African-Americans throughout the 30s and 40s.
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