TITLE

Watching ourselves: Black and white in color

AUTHOR(S)
Whitman, D.; Wagner, B.
PUB. DATE
May 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/11/92, Vol. 112 Issue 18, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares beating victim Rodney King to obstetrician Cliff Huxtable on the television series `The Cosby Show,' illustrating how white American now seems to know black America only at the extremes. How the good black, bad black syndrome arose; Results of the National Opinion Research Center survey; The success of `The Cosby Show'; Where the show's success stemmed from; Comments on the book `Enlightened Racism,' by Sut Jhally and Justin Lewis; More.
ACCESSION #
9205111505

 

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