Skip to comments.Museum of Shocking Racist Memorabilia Opens in Bid to Teach Tolerance
Posted on 04/22/2012 1:58:43 PM PDT by lbryce
The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, in Michigan, US, contains a vast range of posters, toys and signs depicting shocking stereotypes of African American people.
It includes outdated theories of evolution, instructions on how to black up for the theatre and even a full-size replica of a lynching tree.
The collection, which makes for extremely uncomfortable viewing in the modern day, is said to be the largest of its kind in the world.
It was amassed by the founder and curator of the museum David Pilgrim, who began collecting the pieces as a teenager.
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Is there a section on black racism?
Is there an Al Sharpton wax sculpture?
How about Jesse Jackass?
Anything on Robert Byrd?
Because if not, then the racist museum is racist.
I’ll bet in the whole museum there is not one mention of the Democrat Party’s active leading role in institutionalizing racism in our nation’s history.
And I’ll bet there’s no indication of the fact that no black person was ever lynched by a Republican.
“It was amassed by the founder and curator of the museum David Pilgrim, who began collecting the pieces as a teenager.”
That’s one sick puppy...
I just glanced through the article at the link, so maybe I missed it, but who is paying for this museum?
(I have a suspicion it’s me and other white people who dare to be successful.)
Can we also get a museum for anti-Irish racism? And one for anti-Italian Racism?, and Mexicans, and American Indians, and Jews, and Catholics ...etc. etc.? Or maybe instead we can agree that some men have always treated their fellow man poorly and that our nation has transcended all that and created the greatest, freest society in human history. Then maybe we can get on with the business of becoming the best we can be at every level.
Wallow in meaningless historical flotsam and jetsam.
While the race pimps pull in their millions promoting racial hate and envy.
Nowadays B. Hussein Obama and his stupid gang of racist democrat thugs smear stay-at-home moms as useless ignorant mammies.
Is this a joke? They have Aunt Esther (from Sanford & Son) and also Jar Jar from Star Wars. If you want to see Black Americana, you would do better at eBay - http://www.ebay.com/sch/Black-Americana-/29457/i.html .
By what seems to be omitted, that museum appears to be anything but a teaching tool for tolerance.
Broad brushes, wide strokes, the precise thing this man proclaims he is against, he is entrenched in teaching to others.
Racism, intolerance, denigration of whole groups, ignoring strong broad evidence of the majority of people acting in ways contradictory to this man’s presentation, the evil nature of reverse racism flourishes.
I’d like for this man or any other Black figure, to give me an estimation what year Blacks will agree to become just another citizen inside one harmonious nation. 2020? 2040? 2050? 2950? Never? Just give me a year.
When I see others, I don’t look at skin color. It saddens me to see so many not think of me in the same terms.
This man has spent his whole life documenting how unfair others are, so that in the end he can prove how unfair he is. Sad really...
How about focusing on the vast majority of the populace that doesn’t focus on skin color?
How bout an Anthony Johnson memorial wing? America’s first true slave owner and black man.
“Can we also get a museum for anti-Irish racism? And one for anti-Italian Racism?, and Mexicans, and American Indians, and Jews, and Catholics ...etc. etc.?”
I’m an Irish Catholic. There’s a two-fer for you! Would I get in free?
I certainly hope they show all the members of the KKK and those AGAINST civil rights were all DEMOCRAPS
As I figured. 98%...white on black racism....meant for Americans only.
You are quite right. I learned about the Federal Laws against the Chinese as well as the racism the Irish faced from Dr. Thomas Sowell's very interesting book about economics/politics and racism. If I remember correctly a Negro Slave was worth more than an Irish man. A Negro Slave was not allowed to work the docks since they cost more as a commodity than the replacement cost of an Irish man. The Irish were a dime a dozen I guess. It was fascinating. Hopefully I am remembering that correctly.
1983. The Economics and Politics of Race. I still have the book.
Why the heck FNC hired that Jesse Jackson offspring instead of Dr. Sowell is beyond me.
That statement is probably not true, and would be next to impossible to prove. I will grant you that nine out of ten members of a lynch mob attacking a black where more sympathetic to the Democratic Party than the Republicans.
But that was a long time ago and them days are gone forever. And only cruel and evil demagogues would want them to retain then justifiable feelings of resentment into these days where those feelings are now unjustifiable anachronisms that can do nothing but unnecessarily pick off the scabs trying to heal the old hate.
I’m sick of these people presuming to TEACH me things. I don’t need lessons from them on anything.
No need for a museum yet - just turn on the TV.
The GOP formed out of Whigs, abolitionist democrats, and Freesoilers. The Freesoil party was a primarily abolitionist party that only existed for a short while but took a considerable number of house seats and lent courage to abolitionists from both parties who went on to reform under the GOP banner.
A very irritating thing about todays PC trends is the desire to completely ignore race, ignore our differences and pretend things never happened all for fear of being called racist.
I'm not at all uncomfortable looking at this stuff nor should anyone else be. A lot of what happened in the past was wrong, but it happened. It's old history from a time when racism was real rather than the BS we deal with in today's era. It was an interesting time and it's good to recognize it and study it and learn form it
This isn't to say it's not Ok to hate thuggery... which is the thing most of us despise rather than the pigment. Unfortunately, it (race baiting) is used as a tool and that will never change as long as we are not all the same color. So recognize it, talk about it, but get used to it; it's here to stay.
our nation has transcended all that and created the greatest, freest society in human history.
There is one last remnant of that past, the very source of that virulent racist hatred that has been directed at so many different ethnic groups and religions as well as blacks, the Democrat party.
What is puzzling is those discriminated against tend to vote Democrat.
Maybe we can do a special mock up of the camps where FDR had American citizens of Japanese, German and Italian decent interred.
Ill bet theres no indication of the fact that no black person was ever lynched by a Republican.
However there is much documentation of Republicans and even teachers who dared to teach blacks, being lynched in the south’s Jim Crow era.
all of the people who were responsible for them are dead and gone.
The above is true............However can an organization develop and maintain character of its own apart from the character of it’s members? If so the content of the Democrat party’s character is a loathsome foul smelling pit of degradation.
Granted, it is overwhelmingly true that the Republican Party was more sympathetic to blacks than the Democrats, at least through 1920.
And that one word, coincidentally, has been extremely useful in building a monolithic State apparatus which has systematically stripped Americans of their liberties, one at a time, while setting groups against one another for years.
I wonder if there’s an Amos & Andy wing...
I love wandering around museums but this is one I’ll skip.
Enough with the racism industry. !!!!!!!!!!
It’s never to late to spread hate.