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Television & the African American Experience, Civil Rights & Beyond: Bebopping, Hip-hopping, & Slam-dunking: the Influence of African-American Endeavors in Music and Sports on Mainstream Culture

A three part satellite seminar series examining how television has covered and reflected black history and culture over the past fifty years. In this second segment panelists examine the stereotypes of Amos 'n' Andy in the postwar era, the success of the Cosby show in the 1980s, and the recent trend of burgeoning networks concentrating on African-American-themed programming. Presented at the Museum of Television and Radio, Los Angeles, California on November 7, 2001. 90 min.