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  1. What was an important characteristic of the '50s?
    Whites assumed Black roles.
  2. Who was Dorothy Dandridge?
    • -Black actress,whose mother was an entertainer (Ruby)
    • -Rarely played Blacks, because of her European features. Only played a Black role in two movies
    • -had troubled marriages, including Harold Nicholson; had a mentally retarded daughter
    • -committed suicide
    • ex. Carmen Jones, Island in the Sun
  3. Who is Sidney Poitier?
    • -Bohamian actor (director and producer) who provided a different represenation of Blacks
    • -criticized for playing characters that were too good to be true
    • - good friends with Harry Belafonte and 10 yr relationship with Diahann Carrol
    • -refused to kiss white women on screen

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2010-03-16 06:06:36
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