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00:55 Jan 15, 2021
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Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Additional field(s): Media / Multimedia
English term or phrase: blaxploitation
Definition from Cambridge Dictionary:
A combination of the terms "black" and "exploitation"; refers to a style of American film, usually cheaply made and not considered to have a high artistic value, that was popular in the 1970s, involved Black actors, and was intended to attract Black audiences.

Example sentence(s):
  • Though Blaxploitation has always had its critics, the era still represents one of the most sustained periods of cinema featuring black themes and black performers of any in film history. The Guardian
  • Notable snubs included Eddie Murphy for blaxploitation biopic "Dolemite Is My Name," Jennifer Lopez for "Hustlers," Awkwafina for "The Farewell" and Lupita Nyong'o for "Us." The Jakarta Post
  • Luke Cage first appeared in Marvel’s pages in 1972, at the height of the Blaxploitation craze. He was the first African American superhero to headline his own Marvel comic, initially titled Luke Cage, Hero for Hire but soon changed to the technically-accurate-yet-groan-inducing Luke Cage, Power Man, and he’s now the first black Marvel hero to headline his own screen entertainment since the Blade franchise. Slate
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4 +1siyahistismar
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Definition from own experience or research:
'Blaxploitation' siyahi insanların klişelerini istismar etmek anlamına geliyor ve 'black' ve 'exploitation' sözcüklerinin birleşiminden oluşuyor. Bu sözcüklerin Türkçe karşılıkları olan 'siyahi' ve 'istismar' sözcüklerini birleştirerek 'siyahistismar' sözcüğünü elde ettim.

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  • Siyahistismar filmleri, 70'li yıllarda siyahilerin beyaz perdede kendilerini de görebilmek adına oluşturdukları film türüdür ve halkın bu türe gösterdiği ilgi siyahi klişelerinin istismar edilmesine yol açmıştır. - Dalya Diker 
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