Season 2 - Ep 6: The Coon
Listen to the Creative Tension podcast on your tablet or smartphone via one of the apps below.
Listen to this Episode on the Creative Tension Player (Below)
We sit down with Dr. Pellom McDaniels, Curator of African American Collections in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript Archives and Rare Book Library at Emory University, to discuss the history of the “Coon” caricature, from slavery to Stepin Fetchit to JJ from Good Times to modern urban radio. We examine how the Coon caricature continues to shape the way African American men are viewed in the workplace, school and in society.
To view more images, visit the Creative Tension Pinterest Page: CLICK HERE
Listen to Creative Tension on:
Apple Podcast - http://apple.co/2wBqYHb
Stitcher - http://bit.ly/2gcmfVp
Google Play - http://bit.ly/2va37xZ
Spotify - http://spoti.fi/2ydhVbK
iHeart Radio - http://bit.ly/2h7K69f
TuneIn Radio - http://bit.ly/2gp6ZS8
Soundcloud - http://bit.ly/ctsoundc