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Watching Race: Television and the Struggle for Blackness - Gray, Herman
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This work provides a look at the political, social and economic contexts within which viewers consume images of African Americans in the late 20th century, and which specifically shape the television industry itself. Herman Gray looks at a wide range of shows from the 1980s and 1990s, including "In Living Colour", "The Cosby Show", "A Different World", "Frank's Place" and "Roc". He includes interviews he conducted with television executives, writers and producers, as well as a discussion of African American youth culture ...

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Watching Race: Television and the Struggle for Blackness 1997, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816622511

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Watching Race: Television and the Struggle for Blackness 1995, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816622504

Hardcover