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Found Objects, No.10: "Africa" jokes

There’s something about American comedians and Africa. You’re not sure whether they’re laughing at us or with us.  Not even some African-Americans comedians can steer clear of the stereotypes. There’s…..

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Africa on Film: Tarzan!

Few other authors in the 19th and 20th centuries made greater contributions to Hollywood’s racist images of Africa than Edgar Rice Burroughs – Tarzan’s creator. During his lifetime, Burroughs mastered…..