Lucent Library of Black History: African Americans in Film: Issues of Race in Hollywood, 1st Edition

  • Camille R. Michaels
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560823
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560826
  • DDC: 791.43
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

In this book, readers explore the causes of the systemic oppression that has made it difficult for African Americans to break into the movie business. Through full-color photographs and primary sources, readers will learn how to become more thoughtful viewers of movies and television.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: Prejudicial Portrayals.
1: Silent Movies, Loud Impact.
2: The Rise of African Americans in Hollywood.
3: Still Serving on Screen.
4: The Film Industry and World War II.
5: Civil Rights and Hollywood Profits.
6: A New Era of Films.
7: Spike Lee and a New Wave of Motion Pictures.
8: The 2000s and Beyond.
Notes.
For More Information.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.