I would like you to watch and write a 500 word essay on the documentary Color Adjustment: A History of African American Portrayal on Television. For the essay, please discuss the history and transition of African Americans in television from the 1950s to the late 1980s. Please be specific in your discussion/analysis by highlighting important arguments and television shows mentioned in the documentary. Pay attention to the critiques and contributions of these various television shows starring African American actors/actresses and the way the “Black experience” is depicted and challenged on television during this time period.

The documentary can be found at