By Alisha Gaines
Complicating the histories of black-to-white passing and blackface minstrelsy, Gaines makes use of an interdisciplinary strategy rooted in literary reviews, race concept, and cultural stories to bare those occasionally maddening, and sometimes absurd, experiments of racial impersonation. via reading this heritage of recent racial impersonation, Gaines exhibits that there has been, and nonetheless is, a defective cultural good judgment that locations huge, immense religion within the concept that empathy is all that white american citizens have the desire to make an important distinction in the way to racially navigate our society.
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