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Summary: In a searing parody of American television and racial attitudes a young African American network executive, under pressure from his white boss, creates a minstrel show, hoping that it will fail and that he will be released from his network contract -- but the TV show becomes both a hit and the subject of much controversy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAM

Lindsay, Rachel

Summary: "A candid, witty, and inspiring collection of essays from The Bachelor's first Black Bachelorette, exploring everything from relationships and love to politics and race. Extra correspondent and Higher Learning co-host Rachel Lindsay originally rose to prominence as the first Black Bachelorette and has since become one of the franchise's most well-known figures. For the first time, Rachel opens...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINDSAY, RACHEL LIN

Else, Jon

Summary: Presents the inside story of the making of one of the most important and influential TV shows in history and of its legacy as the film that reframed the entire history of the Civil Rights movement permanently.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 ELS

Fischer, David Hackett

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 FIS

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