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" Among white people, the admission of black characters to television's upwardly mobile world gives credence to the idea that racial divisions, whether perpetuated by class barriers or by racism, do not exist. "
Enlightened Racism: The Cosby Show, Audiences, and the Myth of the American ...
by Sut Jhally - 1992 - 152 pages
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Marxism in the Postmodern Age: Confronting the New World Order

Antonio Callari, Stephen Cullenberg, Carole Biewener - Business & Economics - 1994 - 560 pages
...damaging delusions. Television, having confused people about class, becomes incomprehensible about race. Among white people, the admission of black characters...people are extremely receptive to such a message. It allows them to feel good about themselves and about the society they are part of. The Cosby/ Huxtable...
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Cultural Diversity and the U.S. Media

Yahya R. Kamalipour, Theresa Carilli - Social Science - 1998 - 307 pages
...journalists contribute to the mythology of enlightened racism. As Jhally and Lewis (1992) observe, Among white people, the admission of black characters...divisions, whether perpetuated by class barriers or racism, do not exist. Most white people are extremely receptive to such a message, (p. 135) The story's...
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Multiculturalism in the United States: Current Issues, Contemporary Voices

Peter Kivisto, Georganne Rundblad - Social Science - 2000 - 517 pages
...this representational move. Among white people, the repeated appearance of black characters in TV's upwardly mobile world gives credence to the idea that...people are extremely receptive to such a message. It allows them to feel good about themselves and about the society of which they are a part. The many...
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Revolution Televised: Prime Time and THe Struggle for Black Power

Christine Acham - Performing Arts - 2004 - 238 pages
...and generated] a feeling of intense pride among black viewers," there were negative ramifications. Among white people, the admission of black characters...world gives credence to the idea that racial divisions ... do not exist. Most white people are extremely receptive to such a message. Like Ronald Reagan's...
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