Posts tagged emory university
Season 2 - Ep 4: Remembering the Dead

Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative is undergoing a massive soil collection project to honor victims of racial violence. We learn more from their Fulton County (GA) Coalition lead, Allison Bantimba.

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Season 2 - Ep 3: The Black Brute

We explore the Black Brute caricature and how it’s been shaped by the sport of boxing.

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Season 2 - Ep 2: Banished from Sumter

We speak w/ Jim Crow survivors Elliott Robinson, Jr. and Allen Cromer to explore the randomness of Jim Crow violence, its rigid system of rules and how someone could be banished.

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Season 2 - Ep 1: Mammy, Movies and Madea

We connect with Dr. Kimberly Wallace Sanders to discuss the Mammy role in movies like Gone With the Wind, The Imitation of Life, The Help and the Madea Franchise.

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Ep. 8: The Mammification of a Nation

We connect with Dr. Kimberly Wallace Sanders to discuss the “Mammification of a Nation.” Thanks to the Duke Univ. Behind the Veil Project, we also hear 1st hand accounts from women who worked as domestics during Jim Crow. This is part 2 in our 4-part series on the Mammy caricature.

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Ep. 7: Myth of the Merry Black Mammy

Dr. Kimberly Wallace Sanders (Emory University) helps us understand the origins and characteristics of the "Myth of the Merry Mammy" caricature. 

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Ep. 6: Exploring Black Caricatures and Stereotypes

Dr. Kimberly Wallace Sanders (Emory University) helps us begin our exploration into the long and sordid history of Black caricatures and stereotypes.

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