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    2 March, 2018
  • #ad Did you know that Black people sometimes also performed in #minstrelshows (ie: blackface)? . Meet Aida Overton Walker, one of the few black actresses to perform during minstrel shows. In a time of racial discrimination and limited work in theater for people of color, Aida Overton Walker refused to be typecasted as ‘Mammy’ or be seen as promiscuous and paved the way for actresses song as #josephinebaker and #ethelwaters 👸🏾👸🏾👸🏾 . Raise your hand if you already knew about this amazing woman (and if not, learn more in our IG Stories! #aidaovertonwalker #att28days @att
    #ad Did you know that Black people sometimes also performed in #minstrelshows (ie: blackface)? .
Meet Aida Overton Walker, one of the few black actresses to perform during minstrel shows. In a time of racial discrimination and limited work in theater for people of color, Aida Overton Walker refused to be typecasted as ‘Mammy’ or be seen as promiscuous and paved the way for actresses song as #josephinebaker and #ethelwaters 👸🏾👸🏾👸🏾 .
Raise your hand if you already knew about this amazing woman (and if not, learn more in our IG Stories! #aidaovertonwalker #att28days @att

    #ad Did you know that Black people sometimes also performed in #minstrelshows (ie: blackface)? .
    Meet Aida Overton Walker, one of the few black actresses to perform during minstrel shows. In a time of racial discrimination and limited work in theater for people of color, Aida Overton Walker refused to be typecasted as ‘Mammy’ or be seen as promiscuous and paved the way for actresses song as #josephinebaker and #ethelwaters 👸🏾👸🏾👸🏾 .
    Raise your hand if you already knew about this amazing woman (and if not, learn more in our IG Stories! #aidaovertonwalker #att28days @att

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