The Black Buck Brute: Movie Analysis

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In conclusion, all three movies, and the era of the “Buck” in Blaxploitation film: the white man’s perception of the all-powerful brutal black man. Shaft, Spade, and Slade were rebellious black men, who loved women, they weren’t slaves, had a confident grandeur about them. “With the release of Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song and Shaft (Parks, 1971), audiences witnessed a representational revolution where black masculinity, previously associated with impotence, now became synonymous with Machismo” (Sauers A. (21012). The Black Buck Brute had been redefined and gave a nation of people a new perspective on the African American

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