blaxploitation

blaxploitation

[blak-sploi-tey-shuhn]
noun
the exploitation of blacks, especially in movies featuring or intending to appeal to blacks.

Origin:
1970–75, Americanism; blend of blax (respelling of blacks) + exploitation

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blaxploitation (ˌblæksplɔɪˈteɪʃən)
 
n
a genre of films featuring Black stereotypes
 
[C20: from bla(ck) + (e)xploitation]

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blaxploitation
1972, from black + exploitation.
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