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The Deployment of Blackness in the Age of Mass Media,

Part 2 of 2

For most of American history, black kids learned black vernacular and culture from their friends, family, and environment. But in 1948, Shelley v. Kraemer ended racial covenant laws, and blacks began leaving majority-black housing developments in America's urban areas and moving into majority-white housing developments in America's suburban areas.


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