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On stage and screen, black actors—cast in serious roles for the first time—broke racial barriers and transcended stereotypes.

 

 
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The Kennedy Center
ARTSEDGE
Marco Polo
This resource was created in March 2003 by ARTSEDGE. All rights reserved.
ARTSEDGE is a project of the Education Department of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
and is a member of the MarcoPolo Partnership