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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Black Moses Barbie

Guess this is not a "cartoon" per se, but yeah. Watch it.




Black Moses Barbie (Harriet Tubman Commercial) (1 of 3) from pierre bennu on Vimeo.

found here

This is the work of Pierre Bennu and he describes it thusly on exittheapple.com:



This mock commercial for a Black Moses Barbie toy celebrating the legacy of Harriet Tubman is part of Pierre Bennu’s larger series of paintings and films deconstructing and re-envisioning images of people of color in commercial and pop culture.
Two more commercials for this hypothetical toy will be posted throughout Black History Month 2011
Enjoy! :)


Also, click here to read about Harriet Tubman's influence on the Stop Snitching movement.

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