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2014
Nov. 2014 Idlewild, Michigan by Blackpast.org
Sep. 2014 Pittsburgh Courier by PBS the Blackpresss
Aug. 2014 George Edwin Taylor by Blackpast.org
June 2014 Don Barksdale by Dr. David Pilgrim
May 2014 Battle Royal by Franklin Hughes
Apr. 2014 Booker T. Washington Stamp by Herbert A. Trenchard, National Postal Museum
Mar. 2014 Stage Coach Mary by Blackcowboys.com
Feb. 2014 Brown Paper Bag Test by Dr. David Pilgrim
Jan. 2014 Diahann Carroll's Julia by Dr. David Pilgrim
2013
Nov. 2013 Reddit Blackface Conversation by Reddit user: open_sketchbook
Oct. 2013 The Negro Motorist Green Book by David Pilgrim
Sep. 2013 Dunkin Donuts and Blackface by David Pilgrim
Aug. 2013 Color Blind by David Pilgrim
July 2013 Authentic Literacy Tests? by Franklin Hughes
May 2013 Alligator Bait by Franklin Hughes
Apr. 2013 Human Leather by David Pilgrim
Mar. 2013 Henrietta Lacks by National Names Database
Feb. 2013 Nat "King" Cole by Ron Rodman
Jan. 2013 Mammy Two Shoes by David Pilgrim
2012
Dec. 2012 Needed Objects by David Pilgrim
Nov. 2012 'Favorite' Object? by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2012 The African Dodger by Franklin Hughes
Sep. 2012 The Man Who Killed Jim Crow Charles H. Houston Institute for Race & Justice
Aug. 2012 "The Birth of a Nation" and Black Protest Center for History and New Media
Apr. 2012 Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler National Library of Medicine
Mar. 2012 "Lady Ball Player" Toni Stone SABR Project
Feb. 2012 The Louisiana Literacy Test by David Pilgrim
Jan. 2012 Bessie Coleman: World's Greatest Aviator Women in History
2011
Dec. 2011 Automobile Pioneer Charles Richard Patterson Edwardian Promenade
Nov. 2011 The New and Expanded Jim Crow Museum by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2011 The Scottsboro Boys Case Douglas O. Linder
Sep. 2011 The AIDS Conspiracy Myth Carol A. Heintzelman
Aug. 2011 Cloud of Witnesses Mural Unitarian Universalist
July 2011 Mission of the Jim Crow Museum by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2011 Kid Rock and the NAACP by David Pilgrim
May 2011 John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me" by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2011 Otis Vaughn's Donation to the JCM by David Pilgrim
Mar. 2011 Clyde Kennard, Civil Rights Activist Mississippi HistoryNow
Feb. 2011 Removing the N-Word from Huck Finn by H. Lewis Smith
Jan. 2011 "Black Americana" Merchandise by David Pilgrim
2010
Dec. 2010 The Jim Crow Rock by Ted Halm
Nov. 2010 First African American Catholic Priest Catholicism.org
Oct. 2010 Senator Harry Reid's Use of the Word Negro by Slate
Sep. 2010 America's First Black Diplomat by BlackPast.org
Aug. 2010 Goodbye Uncle Tom by David Pilgrim
July 2010 African Americans and the Olympics by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2010 First College to Admit Blacks by David Pilgrim
May 2010 Laws that Banned Mixed Marriages by OAH
Apr. 2010 Howard Thurman and Dr. King by David Pilgrim
Mar. 2010 Racial Stereotypes and Academics Ohio State University
Feb. 2010 Understanding Memin Pinguin by Troy Peters
Jan. 2010 Henry Jay Lewis, Symphony Pioneer by David Pilgrim
2009
Dec. 2009 Stereotypes and Scary Movies by Mark Harris
Nov. 2009 "White Man's Burden" by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2009 Hockey Pioneer Willie O'Ree by David Pilgrim
Sep. 2009 Racism and Pokemon by David Pilgrim
Aug. 2009 Life and Work of Madam Walker by David Pilgrim
July 2009 Superman Busts the KKK by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2009 The Role of Anger in Activism by David Pilgrim
May 2009 Scholar and Activist W.E.B. Du Bois by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2009 Women and the Civil Rights Movement by David Pilgrim
Mar. 2009 Can Blacks Be Racist? by David Pilgrim
Feb. 2009 A.D. Powell and the Multiracial Question by David Pilgrim
Jan. 2009 Understanding Epaminondas and His Auntie by David Pilgrim
2008
Dec. 2008 Blacks and Classical Dance Society of American Archivists
Nov. 2008 Was Harding America's First Black President? by Phillip Payne
Oct. 2008 Racial 'Civility' and the Presidential Campaign by David Pilgrim
Sep. 2008 The Artwork of Kara Walker Columbia Magazine
Aug. 2008 The Sapphire Caricature by David Pilgrim
July 2008 Lawn Jockeys by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2008 Talking Openly and Honestly About Race by David Pilgrim
May 2008 Blacks and Watermelons by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2008 John Ridley's "Manifesto" by David Pilgrim
Mar. 2008 Jezebel Stereotype by David Pilgrim
Feb. 2008 "Strange Fruit" by David Pilgrim
Jan. 2008 Little Black Sambo and the JCM by David Pilgrim
2007
Dec. 2007 Irene Morgan v. Commonwealth of Virginia by David Pilgrim
Nov. 2007 TV's First Interracial Kiss by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2007 Marlon Riggs Marlon Riggs Estate
Sep. 2007 Objects of Intolerance Can Teach Tolerance by David Pilgrim
Aug. 2007 Sleeping With The "Enemy"? by David Pilgrim
July 2007 The Nat Caricature by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2007 Whites and the Civil Rights Movement by David Pilgrim
May 2007 Banning "To Kill A Mockingbird"? by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2007 Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Univ. of Pennsylvania
Mar. 2007 "Ghetto Parties" by David Pilgrim
Feb. 2007 African Dip Carnival Game by David Pilgrim
Jan. 2007 Why Focus on the Negative? by David Pilgrim
2006
Dec. 2006 Johnny Rebel by Nick Pittman
Nov. 2006 Were Underground Comics Racist? by Leonard Rifas
Oct. 2006 Human Zoos from Wikipedia
Sep. 2006 Jim Crow Etiquette by Ronald L.F. Davis
Aug. 2006 First African American in Professional Baseball by Todd Bolton
July 2006 The Southern Manifesto by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2006 First African American with a Ph.D. in Math by Scott Williams
May 2006 Explaining the Term "Red Nigger" by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2006 Nicodemus, Kansas by Kathy Weiser
Mar. 2006 Elvis Presley and Racism by David Pilgrim
Feb. 2006 Interracial Marriages by David Pilgrim
Jan. 2006 The Black George Bush HistoryLink.org
2005
Dec. 2005 The Jackie Robinson of the NBA by David Pilgrim
Nov. 2005 Drapetomania by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2005 Amos 'N' Andy: Past as Prologue? by Mark Freeman
Sep. 2005 Give Bayard Rustin the Respect He Deserves by Buzz Haughton
Aug. 2005 Cassius Clay's Lost Olympic Medal by Mark Desrosiers
July 2005 Cudjo Lewis: Last African Slave in the U.S.? by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2005 Are There Similar Museums in the U.S.? by David Pilgrim
May 2005 What Were Coon Songs? Parlor Songs Assoc.
Apr. 2005 What is Junteenth? by Wayne Hicks
Mar. 2005 KKK Robe Obtained at Howell Auction by Kevin Miller
Feb. 2005 Jack Johnson and the Wrench by David Pilgrim
Jan. 2005 Who is Black Peter? by Lulu Helder
2004
Dec. 2004 Was the Cream of Wheat Chef a Real Person? Jackson Citizen Patriot
Nov. 2004 Why Focus On Negative Images? by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2004 Timeline of African American History by David Pilgrim
Sep. 2004 What Are Codes Four? by David Pilgrim
Aug. 2004 Termination of 1965 Voting Rights Act by Jonah Goldman
July 2004 Racist Library Jim Crow Museum
Jun. 2004 The Truth About the Death of Charles Drew by David Pilgrim
May 2004 "Is Willie Lynch's Letter Real?" by William Jelani Cobb
Apr. 2004 "My Mother Collects Ashtrays..." by David Pilgrim
Mar. 2004 "Is Ghettopoly Racist?" by Tony Baker
Feb. 2004 "Bing's Little Black Sambo" by E.J. McPherson
Jan. 2004 "Blacks, Picnics and Lynchings" by David Pilgrim
2003
Dec. 2003 "Leo Meiersdorff's Portrayal of Blacks" by John P. Thorp
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