blaxploitation

[blak-sploi-tey-shuh n]

Origin of blaxploitation

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

noun
  1. a genre of films featuring Black stereotypes

Word Origin for blaxploitation

C20: from bla (ck) + (e) xploitation
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Word Origin and History for blaxploitation
n.

1972, from black + exploitation.

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