African American Viewers and the Black Situation Comedy: Situating Racial Humor

1st Edition

Robin R. Means Coleman

Published February 1, 2000
Reference - 366 Pages - 10 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780815337812 - CAT# RT8410
Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

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Providing new insight into key debates over race and representation in the media, this ethnographic study explores the ways in which African Americans have been depicted in Black situation comedies-from 1950's Beulah to contemporary series like Martin and Living Single.


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