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Published on Jan 9, 2013
Minstrel Show Plantation Vignette featuring The Jester Hairston Singers. Minstrel shows often included portrayals of a happy and carefree life for slaves on Southern plantations. These depictions were favored by Whites who were nostalgic for simpler times. Read more about the history of blackface and minstrel shows at http://black-face.com
Clip used with permission of the copyright holder: Kit Parker Films