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African Americans in popular culture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

African American and Hampton Normal Institute Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00388
Content Description Three caricature postcards depicting African Americans with stereotypical features and promoting racist views of African Americans, copyrighted 1913 and published by S. Bergman, New York. One postcard depicting a group of African American singers with one elderly gentleman shown sleeping in the front row, copyrighted 1897 and published by Knaffl and Brothers, Knoxville, Tennessee. And a postcard of soldiers lined up for dress parade at the Normal Institute in Hampton, Virginia, published by...

Mr. Kool Screenplay and Lobby Cards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00139
Scope and Contents A Sanford Howard production of the screenplay, Mr. Kool final draft script dated June 19, 1973. The film was released in the United States  August 7, 1974 titled Together Brothers.  As part of the Blaxploitation Cinema, the story is about an African American policeman, nicknamed Mr. Kool, who is gunned down in a poor neighborhood in Galveston, Texas.  The only witness to the crime was a young boy named Tommy who is rendered mute...

Racial and Ethnic Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1.05
Scope and Contents The racial and ethnic ephemera collection contains various materials regarding race, ethnicity, and racism in the United States. The collection includes papers and items that promote racial prejudice and propaganda. The collection also contains items and papers that exemplify the fight for civil and equal rights. African Americans are the most broadly represented group in the collection. Other ethnic groups include Native Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, Muslim Americans, and Cuban...