June 7, 2020
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#296 Two Centuries of Blackface in Canada
"In the psyche of the white Canadian is this same desire to see Black people in positions of either service or as comedic foils"
Jesse Brown
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Andréa Schmidt
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Dr. Cheryl Thompson is an assistant professor at Ryerson University’s School of Creative Industries, and the author of Beauty in a Box: Detangling the Roots of Canada’s Black Beauty CultureShe’s currently working on a new project about the history of blackface in Canada, and joins Jesse to tell us about her research.

This episode originally aired on September 29, 2019.


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