The Black and White Minstrel Show - we hadn't heard of PC in those days!

The Black and White Minstrel Show - we hadn't heard of PC in those days!

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Early on, the roles that Blacks portrayed in any form of media was the "mammy" "uncle tom" "buck" "wench/jezebel" "mulatto" or "pickaninny" Sometimes, most times, blacks weren't even cast by blacks. They had whites in blackface portray Blacks on stage.   http://black-face.com/

Early on, the roles that Blacks portrayed in any form of media was the "mammy" "uncle tom" "buck" "wench/jezebel" "mulatto" or "pickaninny" Sometimes, most times, blacks weren't even cast by blacks. They had whites in blackface portray Blacks on stage. http://black-face.com/

I love old building conversions wood and big glass walls showing off the scenery.
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Four-member band in black face make-up playing tambourine, fiddle, banjo and percussion in exaggerated poses.

Four-member band in black face make-up playing tambourine, fiddle, banjo and percussion in exaggerated poses.

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The Mastodon Minstrels - A famous Minstrel show that was one of the largest shows ever produced.

The Mastodon Minstrels - A famous Minstrel show that was one of the largest shows ever produced.

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