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Thu04242014

Opinion

Slideshow: The strange face of Jim Crow

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From Sambo ads to Mammy jars to lynching postcards, the propaganda that reinforced segregation.

Captions by: Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Click here to view the slideshow: http://www.theroot.com/views/should-blacks-collect-racist-memorabilia?wpisrc=root_lightbox

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0 #1 Richardo Brown 2013-07-24 14:44
As a Blackman I really dont see the harm in such stupidity. What is lost in all this is the blackmans' failure to establish his own identify.We see these caricatures, yet we continue to buy there products. Im perplexed.
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