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7:00 pm

Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors: Stories from the Jim Crow Museum

November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Dr. David Pilgrim is the founder and director of the Jim Crow Museum, the largest publicly accessible collection of racist objects in the United States localed at Ferris State University. In this presentation, he will examine the origins and significance of several long-standing anti-black stories and the caricatures and stereotypes that undergird them. Using examples […]

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