Season 2 - Ep 7: Watermelon: The Forbidden Fruit

 

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We examine the history and current day impact of the stereotype that African-Americans have an obsession with watermelon. We get insight from a roundtable discussion and learn a way to address the watermelon stereotype from the late DC media legend, Petey Greene.

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Watermelons, Nooses and Straight Razors - Dr. David Pilgrim - https://www.amazon.com/Watermelons-Nooses-Straight-Razors-Stories/dp/1629634379 

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America’s Obsession w/ Linking African-Americans to Watermelon

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