Max Sparber has taken a shameful, little-noted event in American history and fashioned a raw, gripping work in “Minstrel Show, or the Lynching of William Brown,” at the New Jersey Repertory Company.
Blackface! - The History of Racist Blackface Stereotypes
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Elvis Aaron Presley
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/
The Black And White Minstrel Show Album Cover. Note the way the body is colored white, but the head is black other than eyes and the mouth to enforce more emphasis
George Moran, 1881 - 1949. 67; comedian, minstrel show performer. Charles E. Mack, 1888 - 1934. 46; vaudevillian, comedian.
The Mastodon Minstrels
An Old Fashioned Minstrel Show [poster] Creator: Unknown, Designer Endroit de Publication: United States Date de Création: 1940-1945