Category Archives: Race

Vintage photo cop at lunch counter

Be White – You Can’t Afford Not To

Retro Police Profiling “You can usually spot a wrong kid just by the way he looks,” the cop on the beat remarks over a cup of coffee to the counterman in this 1958 ad from  American Institute of Men’s and

Vintage photo cop at lunch counter

Be White – You Can’t Afford Not To

Retro Police Profiling “You can usually spot a wrong kid just by the way he looks,” the cop on the beat remarks over a cup of coffee to the counterman in this 1958 ad from  American Institute of Men’s and

Blackface ad Lifesavers 1950

Blackface Never In Good Taste

  Among the collection of vintage advertising we’re likely never to see today can be added this 1950 advertisement for Lifesaver’s Pep o Mint. Thinking nothing wrong in using black face to advertise their candy one even half expects the

Blackface ad Lifesavers 1950

Blackface Never In Good Taste

  Among the collection of vintage advertising we’re likely never to see today can be added this 1950 advertisement for Lifesaver’s Pep o Mint. Thinking nothing wrong in using black face to advertise their candy one even half expects the

vintage illlustration woman and laundrey

Make America White Again?

Despite Trump’s protests to the contrary, white supremacists everywhere are proudly ironing out their white sheets knowing they’ve got a fellow racist in the oval office. Or just as likely, now emboldened, they  are  tucking those sheets  away in their

vintage illlustration woman and laundrey

Make America White Again?

Despite Trump’s protests to the contrary, white supremacists everywhere are proudly ironing out their white sheets knowing they’ve got a fellow racist in the oval office. Or just as likely, now emboldened, they  are  tucking those sheets  away in their

Trump Hanksy Mural

Dump Trump

“Dump Trump,” street artist Hanksy’s N.Y.C. anti Trump mural from 2015 has never seemed more prescient. Trump is in deep doo doo. After Trump’s truly vile slur referring to immigrants from Haiti and Africa as coming from “shithole countries,” Donald-I-have-the-best-words-Trump

Trump Hanksy Mural

Dump Trump

“Dump Trump,” street artist Hanksy’s N.Y.C. anti Trump mural from 2015 has never seemed more prescient. Trump is in deep doo doo. After Trump’s truly vile slur referring to immigrants from Haiti and Africa as coming from “shithole countries,” Donald-I-have-the-best-words-Trump

NY Daily News Oprah and Trump 1999

Oprah and the Oval Office

Long before Julia Louis Dreyfus served as Americas favorite Vice President, another TV celebrity with mega watt star power was seriously considered for the second banana spot. Well sort of, if you consider the top banana spot was to be

NY Daily News Oprah and Trump 1999

Oprah and the Oval Office

Long before Julia Louis Dreyfus served as Americas favorite Vice President, another TV celebrity with mega watt star power was seriously considered for the second banana spot. Well sort of, if you consider the top banana spot was to be

Oprah’s New Dawn Glows at The Golden Globes

  The Queen of talk spoke truth and a captivated world listened…with goosebumps. Like millions I was mesmerized by Oprah Winfrey’s  impassioned words of female empowerment at the 75th Golden Globes as she accepted the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille award

Oprah’s New Dawn Glows at The Golden Globes

  The Queen of talk spoke truth and a captivated world listened…with goosebumps. Like millions I was mesmerized by Oprah Winfrey’s  impassioned words of female empowerment at the 75th Golden Globes as she accepted the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille award

Roy Moore anti gay, Jewish cartoons

Roy Moore Unfit For Public Office

This moral misfit is just plain unfit to be a United States Senator! Without even mentioning the horror of his pedophilia allegations, Roy Moore has always been completely and uniquely unfit for public office. Let’s not forget his vile comments

Roy Moore anti gay, Jewish cartoons

Roy Moore Unfit For Public Office

This moral misfit is just plain unfit to be a United States Senator! Without even mentioning the horror of his pedophilia allegations, Roy Moore has always been completely and uniquely unfit for public office. Let’s not forget his vile comments

vintage coloring Book Page

Trump and Pocahontas – Color Me Racist

President Trump got into a heap big trouble when he once again referred to Senator Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” at an event honoring Native American veterans. Compounding our clueless Commander in Chief’s insensitivity, he spoke to these Navajo Code talkers

vintage coloring Book Page

Trump and Pocahontas – Color Me Racist

President Trump got into a heap big trouble when he once again referred to Senator Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” at an event honoring Native American veterans. Compounding our clueless Commander in Chief’s insensitivity, he spoke to these Navajo Code talkers

vintage illustration Pilgrom and Indian

Thanksgiving Progress

  Racial stereotypes and historical inaccuracies have been as traditional a Thanksgiving fixture as melt in you mouth. candied yams and marshmallow, though nowadays not quite as easy to swallow. American mythology about that first Thanksgiving would have us believe

vintage illustration Pilgrom and Indian

Thanksgiving Progress

  Racial stereotypes and historical inaccuracies have been as traditional a Thanksgiving fixture as melt in you mouth. candied yams and marshmallow, though nowadays not quite as easy to swallow. American mythology about that first Thanksgiving would have us believe

Living History-Civil War Centennial and the Civil Rights Movement

My Mad Men era childhood vacations were often spent visiting the past. On weekends and school holidays I traipsed through countless creaky old historical houses of men who helped make America great, curiously observed colonial cobblers and blacksmiths hard at

Living History-Civil War Centennial and the Civil Rights Movement

My Mad Men era childhood vacations were often spent visiting the past. On weekends and school holidays I traipsed through countless creaky old historical houses of men who helped make America great, curiously observed colonial cobblers and blacksmiths hard at