Historical Dictionary of African American Television
Rowman & Littlefield, Oct 3, 2014 - Performing Arts - 640 pages
From Amos 'n' Andy to The Jeffersons to Family Matters to Chappelle's Show, this volume has all different genres—animation, documentaries, sitcoms, sports, talk shows, and variety shows—and performers such as Muhammad Ali, Louis Armstrong, Bill Cosby, and Oprah Winfrey. Additionally, information can be found on general issues ranging from African American audiences and stereotypes through the related networks and organizations.
This second edition covers the history of African Americans on television from the beginning of national television through the present day including:
This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of African-Americans and their impact on television.
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