Episode 158: White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era

 
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In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Katharine Bausch of Carleton University about her new book He Thinks He’s Down: White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era. They talk about Norman Mailer and Jack Kerouac’s writing, Playboy‘s fashion pages, and blaxploitation films. They also discuss the historical roots of appropriation, the contemporary responses to these cultural outlets, and the lasting legacy within popular culture.

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