As a Black fan of period films I always LOVED when there were people that looked like me in my favorite period films. This tumblr will be posting pictures of black characters in period (past) settings.Ask Away my Darlings! Submit
wishiwould said: Okay this might seem out of nowhere, but I like had this dream that Yaya DaCosta was set to play Emma in a new adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma, and I thought you would enjoy that!
That would be so AMAZING!!
I want to see Yaya in more period films.
Fun History Fact: The overwhelming majority of cowboys in the U.S. were Indigenous, Black, and/or Mexican persons. The omnipresent white cowboy is a Hollywood studio concoction meant to uphold the mythology of white masculinity.
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Hence why they’re called cowBOY. “Boy” was a common title/nickname for men of color (usually black men) used as a way to demean and infantilize them.