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Painful History of Blackface

Dr. Tomeka Robinson
WRHU 88.7 FM

As both the governor and attorney general of Virginia face outcry over the use of blackface in their younger days, Dr. Tomeka Robinson spoke with WRHU 88.7 FM Radio Hofstra University about the practice’s role in American culture and its history of dehumanization.

Dr. Robinson is associate professor of rhetoric and public advocacy, and director of Hofstra’s award-winning speech and debate team.

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