collapse

* Member Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

* Like Us on Facebook

The secret of music is in the altos and the baltos... it's in the highness and the lowness of the pitch - Son House

Author Topic: ?Shuffle Along? and the Painful History of Black Performance in America  (Read 437 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.


Offline Rivers

  • Tech Support
  • Member
  • Posts: 6914
  • I like chicken pie
Thanks Stuart, that is an excellent piece.

Offline oddenda

  • Member
  • Posts: 597
TRULY WORTHY!!

pbl

Offline jphauser

  • Member
  • Posts: 129
  • Howdy!
This reminded me about a controversial TV appearance by Ben Vereen performing in blackface.   I'd forgotten the details and did some searching and found an LA Times article from last year dealing with it (see the link below).  It's about an "experimental play"which revisits "Vereen?s performance before President-elect Ronald Reagan at the 1981 inaugural gala."


http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/miranda/la-et-cam-edgar-arceneaux-ben-vereen-blackface-20151028-column.html


Tags: