blaxploitation(redirected from Blacksploitation)
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A film genre of the 1970s featuring African-American actors and often having antiestablishment plots, sometimes criticized for stereotypical characterization and glorification of violence.
(Film) a genre of films featuring Black stereotypes
[C20: from bla(ck) + (e)xploitation]
blax•ploi•ta•tion(ˌblæk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃən)
the exploitation of blacks, esp. in movies featuring or intending to appeal to blacks.
[1970–75, Amer.; blend of blax (resp. of blacks) + exploitation]
Music soundtracks from movies of the blaxploitation genre popular during the 1970s. Blaxploitation movies were among the first in the United States to feature black characters in leading roles and to be made by black directors.
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|Noun||1.||blaxploitation - the exploitation of black people (especially with regard to stereotyped roles in movies)|