Season 2 - Pre-Season Bonus Episode - Exploring Blackface

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Pellom McDaniels, PhD - Guest

Pellom McDaniels, PhD - Guest

On the heels of a Blackface resurgence in fashion and revelations in the lives of VA Gov. Ralph Northam, Attorney General Mark Herring and others, Creative Tension Host Rev. Elliott Robinson, JD, MDiv and Pellom McDaniels, PhD (Curator, African American Collections, Stuart A. Rose Library at Emory University) explore the history and legacy of Blackface in America. 

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Rev. Elliott Robinson, JD, MDiv - Host

Rev. Elliott Robinson, JD, MDiv - Host

Spike Lee’s “Bamboozled”

Spike Lee’s “Bamboozled”

Politicians and Celebrities Wearing Blackface

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