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    Bill Cosby and historian Donald Bogle discuss the use of blackface in classic Hollywood movies.

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Donald Bogle & Bill Cosby on Blackface - (A...

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Bill Cosby and historian Donald Bogle discuss the use of blackface in classic Hollywood movies.>
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