Burst Your Bubble

A podcast about -isms and -phobias in pop culture.

Filtering by Tag: minstrelsy

EP52 -Dumbo

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Dumbo might be a classic, but it’s important to understand the history behind one of its characters, especially when that history encompasses slavery, racism, and discrimination in the United States, starting with blackface at minstrel shows and ending in written laws.

Art by Jeremy Ferris.

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EP12 - Blackface, Sounding Black, and Beulah

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I love radio, but I don't have to love its history. Let's talk about how minstrelsy, blackface, and stereotypes shaped radio and helped frame the first sitcom to star a black star.

Art by Jeremy Ferris.

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