Black Positive People : New Michigan museum showcases racist artifacts

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,

    ... Ironically, here's the first thing I saw on site, anyone recognized this person?

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    http://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/


    New Michigan museum showcases racist artifacts

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    BIG RAPIDS, Mich. - The objects displayed in Michigan's newest museum range from the ordinary, such as simple ashtrays and fishing lures, to the grotesque - a full-size replica of a lynching tree. But all are united by a common theme: They are steeped in racism so intense that it makes visitors cringe.

    That's the idea behind the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, which says it has amassed the nation's largest public collection of artifacts spanning the segregation era, from Reconstruction until the civil rights movement, and beyond.


    http://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/more.htm




     
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    There were more lynchings in Michigan that any other northern state





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    Without a doubt, since you where born and raised there, I can take your word of it; however, others may need some evidence of that. Do you have anything on that issue, comparative with other northern States?





     
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    Please visit the Museum of African American History in Detroit. That is my source






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    Obviously, my reference was to Internet evidence, specific to this discussion, but thank God I posted this Thread for those unable to visit the museum, in person.

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    They should make a pilgrimage





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    Similar to Mecca huh ... :huh2:


     
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    Good post. I subbed their YouTube channel as well.
     
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    Thanks ...


     
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