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Review Thursday, October 18, 2007 1:20 AM Stereotypes o Coon Most blatantly degrading stereotype o Jiggaboo o Spear chucker o Darkie o Pickananny Buckwheat Farina o Nigger o Nigga o Shine o Black Jester Goophar dust = graveyard dirt Late 1820's- Happy Samba All blacks revered to as Ethiopian Hambone o Black mockery dance 1927- 1st Film with sound 1890's- Little black sambo Stereotypes o Blacks are ugly o Blacks are savage o Blacks are happy servants 1894- Invention of motion-picture technology Ku Klux Klan o Thomas Dixon Jr. The Leopard Spots The Clansman (1905) o Defenders of white womanhood, glory, and honor Lincoln Motion Picture Company o Films to positively portray blacks o Noble Johnson (Johnson Bros.) o The Birth of a Race(1918) Response to Birth of a nation
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o The Realization of the Negro's ambition Sam Lucas o 1st black to play a leading role James B. Lowe o 1st black actor to be publicized by his studio The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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