Charlie Chan Say
Short takes on race, culture, media, and humor
Monday, October 18, 2010
in a nutshell
One message I want to convey in my new book, "
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History
": Whether it's a jazzy tune coming from the lips of a blackface Jew or a yellow lie told by a ventriloquist Swede, the resilient artistic flower has blossomed in spite of as well as because of racism. This undeniable fact, insulting and sobering, has uniquely defined America.
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