Question of the Month

Sep. 2014 Pittsburgh Courierby PBS the Blackpresss
Aug. 2014 George Edwin Taylorby
June 2014 Don Barksdaleby Dr. David Pilgrim
May 2014 Battle Royalby Franklin Hughes
Apr. 2014 Booker T. Washington Stampby Herbert A. Trenchard, National Postal Museum
Mar. 2014 Stage Coach Maryby
Feb. 2014 Brown Paper Bag Testby Dr. David Pilgrim
Jan. 2014 Diahann Carroll's Juliaby Dr. David Pilgrim
Nov. 2013 Reddit Blackface Conversationby Reddit user: open_sketchbook
Oct. 2013 The Negro Motorist Green Bookby David Pilgrim
Sep. 2013 Dunkin Donuts and Blackfaceby David Pilgrim
Aug. 2013 Color Blindby David Pilgrim
July 2013 Authentic Literacy Tests?by Franklin Hughes
May 2013 Alligator Baitby Franklin Hughes
Apr. 2013 Human Leatherby David Pilgrim
Mar. 2013 Henrietta Lacksby National Names Database
Feb. 2013 Nat "King" Coleby Ron Rodman
Jan. 2013 Mammy Two Shoesby David Pilgrim
Dec. 2012 Needed Objectsby David Pilgrim
Nov. 2012 'Favorite' Object?by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2012 The African Dodgerby Franklin Hughes
Sep. 2012 The Man Who Killed Jim CrowCharles H. Houston Institute for Race & Justice
Aug. 2012 "The Birth of a Nation" and Black ProtestCenter for History and New Media
Apr. 2012 Dr. Rebecca Lee CrumplerNational Library of Medicine
Mar. 2012 "Lady Ball Player" Toni StoneSABR Project
Feb. 2012 The Louisiana Literacy Testby David Pilgrim
Jan. 2012 Bessie Coleman: World's Greatest AviatorWomen in History
Dec. 2011 Automobile Pioneer Charles Richard PattersonEdwardian Promenade
Nov. 2011 The New and Expanded Jim Crow Museumby David Pilgrim
Oct. 2011 The Scottsboro Boys CaseDouglas O. Linder
Sep. 2011 The AIDS Conspiracy MythCarol A. Heintzelman
Aug. 2011 Cloud of Witnesses MuralUnitarian Universalist
July 2011 Mission of the Jim Crow Museumby David Pilgrim
Jun. 2011 Kid Rock and the NAACPby David Pilgrim
May 2011 John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me"by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2011 Otis Vaughn's Donation to the JCMby David Pilgrim
Mar. 2011 Clyde Kennard, Civil Rights ActivistMississippi HistoryNow
Feb. 2011 Removing the N-Word from Huck Finnby H. Lewis Smith
Jan. 2011 "Black Americana" Merchandiseby David Pilgrim
Dec. 2010 The Jim Crow Rockby Ted Halm
Nov. 2010 First African American Catholic
Oct. 2010 Senator Harry Reid's Use of the Word Negroby Slate
Sep. 2010 America's First Black Diplomatby
Aug. 2010 Goodbye Uncle Tomby David Pilgrim
July 2010 African Americans and the Olympicsby David Pilgrim
Jun. 2010 First College to Admit Blacksby David Pilgrim
May 2010 Laws that Banned Mixed Marriagesby OAH
Apr. 2010 Howard Thurman and Dr. Kingby David Pilgrim
Mar. 2010 Racial Stereotypes and AcademicsOhio State University
Feb. 2010 Understanding Memin Pinguinby Troy Peters
Jan. 2010 Henry Jay Lewis, Symphony Pioneerby David Pilgrim
Dec. 2009 Stereotypes and Scary Moviesby Mark Harris
Nov. 2009 "White Man's Burden"by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2009 Hockey Pioneer Willie O'Reeby David Pilgrim
Sep. 2009 Racism and Pokemonby David Pilgrim
Aug. 2009 Life and Work of Madam Walkerby David Pilgrim
July 2009 Superman Busts the KKKby David Pilgrim
Jun. 2009 The Role of Anger in Activismby David Pilgrim
May 2009 Scholar and Activist W.E.B. Du Boisby David Pilgrim
Apr. 2009 Women and the Civil Rights Movementby David Pilgrim
Mar. 2009 Can Blacks Be Racist?by David Pilgrim
Feb. 2009 A.D. Powell and the Multiracial Questionby David Pilgrim
Jan. 2009 Understanding Epaminondas and His Auntieby David Pilgrim
Dec. 2008 Blacks and Classical DanceSociety of American Archivists
Nov. 2008 Was Harding America's First Black President?by Phillip Payne
Oct. 2008 Racial 'Civility' and the Presidential Campaignby David Pilgrim
Sep. 2008 The Artwork of Kara WalkerColumbia Magazine
Aug. 2008 The Sapphire Caricatureby David Pilgrim
July 2008 Lawn Jockeysby David Pilgrim
Jun. 2008 Talking Openly and Honestly About Raceby David Pilgrim
May 2008 Blacks and Watermelonsby David Pilgrim
Apr. 2008 John Ridley's "Manifesto"by David Pilgrim
Mar. 2008 Jezebel Stereotypeby David Pilgrim
Feb. 2008 "Strange Fruit"by David Pilgrim
Jan. 2008 Little Black Sambo and the JCMby David Pilgrim
Dec. 2007 Irene Morgan v. Commonwealth of Virginiaby David Pilgrim
Nov. 2007 TV's First Interracial Kissby David Pilgrim
Oct. 2007 Marlon RiggsMarlon Riggs Estate
Sep. 2007 Objects of Intolerance Can Teach Toleranceby David Pilgrim
Aug. 2007 Sleeping With The "Enemy"?by David Pilgrim
July 2007 The Nat Caricatureby David Pilgrim
Jun. 2007 Whites and the Civil Rights Movementby David Pilgrim
May 2007 Banning "To Kill A Mockingbird"?by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2007 Sadie Tanner Mossell AlexanderUniv. of Pennsylvania
Mar. 2007 "Ghetto Parties"by David Pilgrim
Feb. 2007 African Dip Carnival Gameby David Pilgrim
Jan. 2007 Why Focus on the Negative?by David Pilgrim
Dec. 2006 Johnny Rebelby Nick Pittman
Nov. 2006 Were Underground Comics Racist?by Leonard Rifas
Oct. 2006 Human Zoosfrom Wikipedia
Sep. 2006 Jim Crow Etiquetteby Ronald L.F. Davis
Aug. 2006 First African American in Professional Baseballby Todd Bolton
July 2006 The Southern Manifestoby David Pilgrim
Jun. 2006 First African American with a Ph.D. in Mathby Scott Williams
May 2006 Explaining the Term "Red Nigger"by David Pilgrim
Apr. 2006 Nicodemus, Kansasby Kathy Weiser
Mar. 2006 Elvis Presley and Racismby David Pilgrim
Feb. 2006 Interracial Marriagesby David Pilgrim
Jan. 2006 The Black George
Dec. 2005 The Jackie Robinson of the NBAby David Pilgrim
Nov. 2005 Drapetomaniaby David Pilgrim
Oct. 2005 Amos 'N' Andy: Past as Prologue?by Mark Freeman
Sep. 2005 Give Bayard Rustin the Respect He Deservesby Buzz Haughton
Aug. 2005 Cassius Clay's Lost Olympic Medalby Mark Desrosiers
July 2005 Cudjo Lewis: Last African Slave in the U.S.? by David Pilgrim
Jun. 2005Are There Similar Museums in the U.S.? by David Pilgrim
May 2005What Were Coon Songs? Parlor Songs Assoc.
Apr. 2005What is Junteenth? by Wayne Hicks
Mar. 2005KKK Robe Obtained at Howell Auction by Kevin Miller
Feb. 2005Jack Johnson and the Wrenchby David Pilgrim
Jan. 2005Who is Black Peter?by Lulu Helder
Dec. 2004Was the Cream of Wheat Chef a Real Person? Jackson Citizen Patriot
Nov. 2004Why Focus On Negative Images? by David Pilgrim
Oct. 2004Timeline of African American History by David Pilgrim
Sep. 2004What Are Codes Four? by David Pilgrim
Aug. 2004Termination of 1965 Voting Rights Act by Jonah Goldman
July 2004Racist Library Jim Crow Museum
Jun. 2004The 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
Dec. 2003"Leo Meiersdorff's Portrayal of Blacks" by John P. Thorp