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

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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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 from the Jim Crow Museum, Dr. Pilgrim will include stories from his journey, challenging the integrity of racial narratives. A book signing will follow his presentation.

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Date:
November 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
Phone:
616-988-5400
Website:
www.grpl.org

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Grand Rapids Public Library
Phone:
616-988-5400
Email:
web@grpl.org
Website:
www.grpl.org