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Unformatted text preview: -darker skinned actors played the evil roles, lighter skinned played the hero/heroin 1898: Trip To Coontown Bob Cole black man performs it as a white man Marion Cook, James Weldon Johnson [collaborator] Jes Lak White Folk musical about a character who tried to be just like white people gained wealth and now intended that his daughter to go the right schools and become just like white folks 1898 Critiques a black middle class that pretend to be white In NY from 1821-30s, African Grove James Hewett, black actor performing Shakespeare Apprentice actor: Ira Aldridge...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2009 for the course BL ST 5 taught by Professor Robinsoncj during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08