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contents page Contents Dedication Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Screens Fade to Black, But Little Has Changed Celebrating the 2002 Oscars Defining African American Cinema A New Racism: Popular Culture and Colorblind Discourse Toward an Understanding of the New Racism Chapter 2: The Ghettocentric Imagination Baby Boy Antwone Fisher Training Day Prison Song Conclusion Chapter 3: Is this Really African American Cinema? Black Middle Class Dramas and Hollywood Drumline Love and Basketball Brown Sugar Good Fences Conclusion Chapter 4: Blackness as Comedy: Laughter and the American Dream Soul Plane Bringing Down the House Barbershop Barbershop 2 Comedies as Transgression Undercover Brother Bamboozled Conclusion Chapter 5: Moving Forward without Moving Back The 2005 Oscars Just Scenery: Authenticating Hip Hop and the American Dream White Stories, Black Face: My Baby¿s Daddy and Love Don¿t Cost a Thing The Longest Yard Erasing Race and Whitening Pictures Crossover Appeal: Transcending African American Cinema Cinematic Opposition in a Barren Marketplace Conclusion Appendix Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African Americans in motion pictures.
African Americans in the motion picture industry.