Research a television programs (“I Spy”, 1965-1968 Starring Robert Culp & Bill Cosby) and write an essay about how African Americans were portrayed in shows that were broadcast during this era.
Then Research “Roots” mini-series from the 1970’s. How was Roots different from “I Spy” in terms of the depiction of Black American popular culture? Give examples.
This paper should be 1-2 pages, in APA style
Significant breakdown of black stereotypes
-Standards were established for black inclusion in prime time:
– Blacks are acceptable as long as they are teamed with white co-stars and don’t display
How different was it from the 1950-1960’s show portraying African American compared to the 1970’s shows portraying African American.