Williams: Rastus, the Mechanical Negro

Just gonna leave this here…

Kidada Williams recently shared the following on Twitter:

Williams: “Desperate for “Old-Time Negroes” (docile, servile), Westinghouse created Rastus, “Mechanical Negro/Slave” in 1930.”

Later, she posted this

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