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Crash Course Theater

Crash Course Theater

Crash Course Theater

S01E30 · Race Melodrama and Minstrel Shows

We’re continuing our discussion of nineteenth-century American theater with a look at some upsetting parts... More

We’re continuing our discussion of nineteenth-century American theater with a look at some upsetting parts of the US’s theatrical past. In the nineteenth century, race and racism contributed to a unique and troubling performance culture, which helped create and spread racist stereotypes that are still with us today.

9-27-201800:13:04
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