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Race Melodrama and Minstrel Shows

Season 1 Episode 30

About the Episode

We’re continuing our discussion of nineteenth-century American theater with a look at some upsetting parts of the US's theatrical past. In the nineteenth century, race and racism contributed to a unique and troubling performance culture, which helped create and spread racist stereotypes that are still with us today.

Aired: 09/20/18 | Expires: | Runtime: 13m 04s
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