• Hateful Things and More

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    Name: Hateful Things and More
    Date: January 14, 2019 - February 23, 2019
    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.
    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
    Fees/Admission:
    Free and Open to the public
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