Independent Lens

Trailer | Black Memorabilia

Preview: Season 20 Episode 10 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

What does it mean when Americans rebuke racism yet hold on to nostalgic objects that embrace it? Black Memorabilia explores the world of racist material, both antique and new, that pushes demeaning representations of African Americans. From industrial China to the rural South to Brooklyn, the film shines a light on those who reproduce, consume--and reclaim--racially-charged items.

Aired: 02/04/19

Rating: NR

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