Blaxploitation

Blaxploitation - Race Ethnicity Blaxploitation From Malcolm...

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11-27-07 Blaxploitation: From Malcolm X to Superfly Malcolm X “The Hate that Hate Produced” documentary, first aired in 1959 on CBS introduced many Americans to the nation of islam like dateline, 60 minutes, etc. Rodnell Collins- Malcolm X’s nephew Wrote Seventh Son Said the documentary was slanted- film had two purposes Put fear in Americans Attempt to steer moderate African Americans away from the nation of islam Ella Little- collins’s mother Presented fear (documentary) led to animosity Black Militant Idea that the black militant as the subject of a film could sell a movie Uptight (1968)- portrays black militants as enemies of the state, based on ideas taken from the IRA in the UK - Remake of a film from the 1930’s The Informer - Plot and characters are the same, actors are different (black) The Lost Man (1969) Have to rob a bank in philly to fund takeover of city Starring Sidney Poitier Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasss Song (1971) *first blaxploitation film* - made by
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course AMH 2097 taught by Professor Denisespivey during the Fall '07 term at FSU.

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