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Based on the documentary and the article, please answer the following in 2-4 sentences each:
1. Why did blackface develop in the 19th Century?
2. What are the characters described in the documentary and how did they perpetuate specific stereotypes?
3. How did images influence public perceptions of African-Americans?
4. How was the stereotypical characteristics been maintained into the 20th century?
5. How do media representations impact the broader public understanding of African-Americans?
BLACKFACE: The Representation of Race Through Stereotypes