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We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March (Item)

"At a time when the civil rights movement was struggling, Birmingham's black youth answered Dr. Martin Luther King's call to "fill the jails" of their city. In doing so, they drew national attention to the cause, helped bring about the repeal of…

…"At a time when the civil rights movement was struggling, Birmingham's black youth answered Dr. Martin Luther King's call to "fill the jails" of their city. In doing so, they drew national attention to the cause, helped bring about the repeal…


The Help by Kathryn Stockett (novel cover) (Item)

This book takes a look at black female house maids in the early 1960’s. The main characters, Aibileen and Minny are women who elicit in their readers feelings of admiration and sympathy for their challenges in life. These women care for the…

…This book takes a look at black female house maids in the early 1960’s. The main characters, Aibileen and Minny are women who elicit in their readers feelings of admiration and sympathy for their challenges in life. These women care…


Sterilize Welfare Mothers Now (Item)

This is a white supremacist leaflet cartoon from 1970. The front depicts black mothers on welfare as rabbits (modeled after Warner Bros' Bugs Bunny) with overactive reproductive systems. On the back, a washed-out grey scale cinema still shows a…

…This is a white supremacist leaflet cartoon from 1970. The front depicts black mothers on welfare as rabbits (modeled after Warner Bros' Bugs Bunny) with overactive reproductive systems. On the back, a washed-out grey scale cinema still shows…


Carolina Mammy sheet music and audio recording (Item)

The words to the song express the sentiments of the song writer-one who adores his mammy and wants her constant care and attention. Additionally, the cover of the sheet recording features a black woman who is dressed with her hair tied up, is…

…The words to the song express the sentiments of the song writer-one who adores his mammy and wants her constant care and attention. Additionally, the cover of the sheet recording features a black woman who is dressed with her hair tied up…


"Minorities, University reach accord on demands" an article in BG News , 1979 (Item)

This articles details a sit-in of minority students to force the Bowling Green State University's administration to respond more favorably to the 1979 Black Student Union’s demands and the positive result of the sit-in.

…This articles details a sit-in of minority students to force the Bowling Green State University's administration to respond more favorably to the 1979 Black Student Union’s demands and the positive result of the sit-in.…


Aunt Jemima product logo (Item)

In 1989, Quaker Oats made the most dramatic alteration yet to Aunt Jemima’s appearance, removing her headband to reveal a head full of graying curls and adding pearl earrings. The company said it was repositioning the brand icon to depict her as a…

…as a “black working grandmother.” Currently, the updated, more attractive version of Aunt Jemima is still featured on the brand’s pancake box.…


Aunt Jemima product logo from its beginnings in 1893 (Item)

In 1893, Aunt Jemima pancake mix first debuted. She was presented as a traditional mammy figure-the matronly, single black woman, donning an apron and a full head bandana. Aunt Jemima had a facial expression and advertising captions that expressed…

…In 1893, Aunt Jemima pancake mix first debuted. She was presented as a traditional mammy figure-the matronly, single black woman, donning an apron and a full head bandana. Aunt Jemima had a facial expression and advertising captions that expressed…


1963-06-11 Report to the American People on Civil Rights (Item)

On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy deployed federal marshals and the Alabama National Guard when Governor George Wallace tried to prevent two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, from enrolling at the University of Alabama. That…

…On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy deployed federal marshals and the Alabama National Guard when Governor George Wallace tried to prevent two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, from enrolling at the University of Alabama…


Reading Rainbow Theme Song (Item)

Reading Rainbow was a foundational children's educational television shows, and both its consistent choices of content featuring black stories and struggles as well as LeVar Burton as host displayed a desire to address social issues and educate…

…Reading Rainbow was a foundational children's educational television shows, and both its consistent choices of content featuring black stories and struggles as well as LeVar Burton as host displayed a desire to address social issues and educate…


Poetry from Etheridge Knight in Prison (Item)

After serving in the United States army, Knight returned with a shrapnel wound that led him to a drug addiction. In 1960, he was arrested for robbery and served eight years in prison in Indiana. He began writing poetry in prison and recieved visits…

…from prominent African-American literary figures, such as Dudley Randall and Gwendolyn Brooks. There are two collections of poetry from his extended stay at a federal prison and this poetry contirbuted to the Black Arts movement. Knight's This movement…


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