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What was the aftermath of Birth of a Nation?
Birth of black film
Who was Noble Johnson?
Black actor who played many races, but not Black
What was the Lincoln Pictures?
film company started by George and Noble Johnson.
Who was Josephine Baker?
- -controversial actress, entertainer. sometimes protested for being partially nude and for being black
- -political activist
- -racialized, politicized, sexualized
- Siren of the Tropics (1927)
Who was Paul Robeson?
- -singer and actor
- -politcally active (said Blacks should not fight for America, because they are not treated equally)
- ex. Emperor Jones 1933
Who was Oscar Micheaux?
-black film maker, created Micheaux Book and Film Company
What is Within Our Gates?
- -A film by Oscar Micheax done in 1920 possibly in response to Birth of a Nation
- -rape scene