Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Afternoon Shift' #136: Black entertainment August 28, 2012 By: Andrew Gill [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #136: Black entertainment" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #136: Black entertainmentWe talk with the authors of a book on black minstrelsy, then talk in depth with the legendary Wynton Marsalis.Storified by · Tue, Aug 28 2012 09:40:38The book Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop makes the provocative argument that some modern hip-hop stars are the new generation of black minstrels. We talk with the book's authors Yuval Taylor and Jake Austen on Tuesday's show. Here's a montage of minstrel shows from Spike Lee's 2000 satire Bamboozled.Blackface Montage from Spike Lee's Bamboozledtimeforevolution Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift Episode #135: School relief Next post in Afternoon Shift Racial change in Pilsen: Mi casa? Tu casa? View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org How to survive a Chicago winter Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Strange Brews Podcast Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?