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  1. #1 When we talk about blackface from the 70s and 80s, we should remember these: 
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    There was much more open dialog/lampooning around racial lines allowed back then:









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    Noonie brought up an old SNL skit where Eddie Murphy put on whiteface and everything was free. Didn't look for a clip yet. I'll effort that later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ralph wiggum View Post
    Noonie brought up an old SNL skit where Eddie Murphy put on whiteface and everything was free. Didn't look for a clip yet. I'll effort that later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    Thanks, found it now. Just as funny as I remembered!!!
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    Awe yes the old days, it was hard going past a Payless shoe store without succumbing to the temptation to go in and buy a can of polish of the shade matching the race you were identifying as that day. Good times good times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    Awe yes the old days, it was hard going past a Payless shoe store without succumbing to the temptation to go in and buy a can of polish of the shade matching the race you were identifying as that day. Good times good times.
    Did Payless exist then?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    Did Payless exist then?
    Oh yes, I really liked their cordovan when I was identifying as a Cherokee chief.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    Oh yes, I really liked their cordovan when I was identifying as a Cherokee chief.
    Oh my, I can't keep up Rock ...

    What are you identifying NOW as?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ABC View Post
    Oh my, I can't keep up Rock ...

    What are you identifying NOW as?
    A Cherokee chief...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    A Cherokee chief...

    Ha! Ha! Good one girl ...

    Not quite sure about the color 'though.

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