Tag Archives: African-Americans

1955: Septima Poinsette Clark

After being fired from her job as a teacher for refusing to renounce her membership in the NAACP, Septima Clark became the Director of Education at the famous Highlander Center in Tennessee—a training school for civil rights activists and trade … Continue reading

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1961: Schizoanalysis

“The salvation of our world lies in the hands of the maladjusted.” MLK speaks at the 1961 Transportation Workers Union convention: There are certain words in every academic discipline which soon become stereotypes and clichés. Every [academic] discipline has its … Continue reading

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1972: Empty

Sam Gilliam: Empty (1972)

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1976: In the Heart of Civilization

Jungle Action Vol. 2, #19 (January, 1976) Cover Artists: Gil Kane, Dan Adkins, & Irv Watanabe

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1935: Fixing her Hair

Serge Sudeikin: Fixing her Hair (Ruby Elzy in “Porgy and Bess,” 1935) (1935) (listen)

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1973: Bikers Take a Break

Roland L. Freeman: Bikers Take a Break. Sunday Afternoon in Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Maryland, September 1973 (source)

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1966: Please, Please, Please

James Brown on the Ed Sullivan Show, 1966

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