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Hateful Things and More

Date: January 14, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Event Description From Aunt Jemima advertisements to the board game Ghettopoly, American popular cultureis replete with racist images. The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia featuresan extensive collection of racist objects that trace the history of the caricaturingand stereotyping of African Americans. The museum, located at Ferris State University, is offering "Hateful Things," a traveling exhibition of these images to further the museum's mission of stimulating the scholarly examination of historical and contemporary expressions of racism, as well as promoting racial understanding and healing. The current exhibition will also include a small selection of photographs from tworecent donations to the museum: David Levinthal’s Blackface series and Bruce Davidson’s iconic civil rights images.

Event Location Ferris State University Fine Art Gallery
805 Campus Drive
UCB 205
Big Rapids
Date/Time Information Monday - Friday 11-6 Saturday 11-3
January 14, 2019 through February 23, 2019
Contact Information
Carrie Weis
Free and Open to the public
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