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Uncle Tom and Little Eva



Not a single stereotype about African-Americans left unexplored!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun May 11, 2014 | Comments (2)
Category: Ethnic Groupings, Racism, Regionalism, Stereotypes and Cliches, Cartoons, 1930's

THE HOUSE I LIVE IN



Ol' Blue Eyes fights prejudice with a smile and a song. Where's Frankie and his good-natured common sense when we need him today?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Apr 27, 2014 | Comments (3)
Category: Ethnic Groupings, Music, PSA's, Racism, 1940's

Follies of the Madmen #207



Cartoon characters from one of the most politically incorrect films of Hollywood history shill for Rambler. Is this why that company eventually went under?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Jul 02, 2013 | Comments (17)
Category: Animals, Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Racism, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1950's, Cars

Mean Mother



If you enjoy the trailer above, find the whole film below!

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Jun 15, 2013 | Comments (6)
Category: Crime, Death, Destruction, Movies, Racism, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1970's

How to Apply Blackface


Denison's make-up guide (1926) was a catalogue of the various products sold by Denison, but it also offered detailed instructions on how to use their products. Below is their guide for "blacking up" using their Superfine Minstrel Black make-up paint. There were similar how-to's for other ethnic types such as the 'Ghetto Jew,' the Japanese, Irishman, Chinaman, etc. See more images from the catalogue at UVA's online exhibit, Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture.





Posted By: Alex | Date: Wed Jan 09, 2013 | Comments (8)
Category: Clowns, Costumes and Masks, Racism, 1920's

Jose Jimenez



Not a song, but still another entry in our fine old catalog of comedy that nowadays would have the PC-minded bearing down on you faster than a truck full of tortillas on Cinco de Mayo.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Nov 30, 2012 | Comments (6)
Category: Humor, Racism, Spaceflight, Astronautics, and Astronomy, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1960's

The Klansman

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If the poster allures, the full movie follows. Please listen to the theme song, if nothing else.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Nov 25, 2012 | Comments (7)
Category: Movies, Racism, Stereotypes and Cliches, Stupid Criminals, 1970's

Election Laws Sixty Years Ago

Modern U.S. elections have their problems, but at least election laws aren't as blatantly racist as they were as late as the 1950s. For instance, in Oklahoma, in the 1950s, if you wanted to run for public office you first had to file a form with the state declaring what race you were. There were only two options. If you were of "African descent" you were "Negro." If you were anything else (Chinese, Australian aboriginal, etc.) you were "White." If you indicated you were "Negro," then this descriptive term was placed in parentheses after your name on the ballot. "Whites" were not similarly labeled.

A black Oklahoma City attorney, A.B. McDonald, filed suit against the State Election Board in 1954 alleging discrimination. The District Court dismissed his case, ruling that, "The placing of the word 'Negro' on a ballot after the name of a candidate is merely descriptive and properly serves to inform the electors of the fact that the candidate is of African descent."


The Supreme Court eventually overturned the District Court's ruling, deciding that the Oklahoma law was unconstitutional. As for A.B. McDonald, I haven't been able to find much information on his subsequent career. All I found was a short paragraph in Jet magazine (Mar 1959) indicating that he had some other problems in his life:
Posted By: Alex | Date: Mon Nov 05, 2012 | Comments (7)
Category: Politics, Racism, Judges, Lawsuits

William Luther Pierce and Cosmotheism

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I'll bet nearly every WU-vie is aware of the infamous racist novel The Turner Diaries. But were you aware that author William Luther Pierce also invented his own religion to accompany his propaganda?

"Cosmotheism is a scientific-racial-spirituality based religion, a convergence of meditation, White separatist ideologies, cosmic evolutionary theory and transhumanism thought. "

Read THE COSMOTHEISM TRILOGY here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Nov 01, 2012 | Comments (27)
Category: Racism, Books, Conspiracy Theories and Theorists
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