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I SEE U with Eddie Robinson

55 EpisodesProduced by Houston Public MediaWebsite

I SEE U is a unique new program that gives voice to those who have often been unheard. Hosted by Houston Public Media’s Eddie Robinson, I SEE U explores cultural identity through the stories of people and places that have been transformed by the effects of long-standing biases. Eddie guides fascinat… read more

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43: Black Films, White Profits

Blacks have historically been portrayed in films as pimps, hustlers, prostitutes, maids, gang-bangers, drug addicts, alcoholics, junkies and crime-ridden thieves. Though filmmakers would describe these roles as simply reflecting life’s realities in technicolor. But were these depictions, subconsciously, impacting the essence of Black creativity, culture and identity for decades to come? Join I SEE U host Eddie Robinson for a provocative and very candid conversation with one of the only living cast members of the 1972 hit film, SUPER FLYSheila Frazier. The actress and former model speaks unguarded about how a White-male dominated film industry earned so much money at the expense of those character portrayals.

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