Welcome To The Museum Of UnCut Funk!
International. Intergalactic.


The planet’s first virtual museum dedicated to the celebration and preservation of the FUNK!

The foremost authority and archive of 1970’s Black culture and all things FUNKY!

A living, breathing, FUNKEMPORIUM!

 
  • What’s Happening?

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    Welcome to the Museum Of UnCut Funk, where we celebrate our contribution to history year round!
     
    Museum Of UnCut Funk Store:
     
    We have introduced new funky goodies in our Museum Of UnCut Funk Store.
     
    Afrotopia
     
    You will love our Afrotopia Line, our funky retro brand, which features beautiful Vintage images of Black life from the 1950's.
     
    Vintage Black Heroes
     
    Also check out our new Vintage Black Heroes Line which features four vintage Black comics from the 1950's - Guy Fortune, Mark Hunt, Neil Knight and The Chisholm Kid. These characters were the FIRST BLACK HEROES featured in comic strips. You can read more about our Vintage Black Heroes brand below.
     
    Funky Turns 40
     
    Get your official Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Museum Tour gear and our new Funky Turns 40 Party Accessories - everything you need to commemorate your special FUNKY BIRTHDAY or MILESTONE!
     
     
    SuperBad Soulware
     
    You will dig our new SuperBad Soulware Line, our funky house brand, which includes our SuperBad, SuperFly, SuperBad Superhero, Soul Brother, Soul Sister, Soul Baby and Soul Princess items.
     
    We will be continually adding new items so check the store often!

    You will find our store at Museum Of UnCut Funk Store.

    We are also on facebook at Museum Of UnCut Funk Facebook Store.
     
     
    Funky Turns 40: Black Revolution Exhibition Tour:
     

    We completed our PHENOMENALLY SUCCESSFUL opening run at the Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture in New York, where 73,672 people saw the exhibition!!! You can learn more about the Funky Turns 40 Exhibition at the Schomburg Center, see the results, pictures and video by clicking here.

    We then completed our VERY SUCCESSFUL second exhibition stop in Chicago at the DuSable Museum For African American History where 13,471 people saw the exhibition!!! You can learn more about the Funky Turns 40 Exhibition at the DuSable Museum and see the pictures by clicking here.

    We just completed our HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL third exhibition stop in Seattle at the Northwest African American Museum where 7,780 people saw the exhibition!!! You can learn more about the Funky Turns 40 Exhibition at the Northwest African American Museum and see the pictures by clicking here.

    Additional stops on our tour include Reading, Pennsylvania at the Reading Public Museum and Pensacola, Florida at the Pensacola Museum Of Art.

    We are bringing our Funky Revolutionary Cartoon Experience to your town!!! The dates are listed in The Exhibitions section - two columns over to the right.

    You can see all of the great press that we have received by clicking here.
     
    Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Panel Exhibition
     
    We are also launching our Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Panel Exhibition, based upon our WILDLY SUCCESSFUL Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Traveling Exhibition.
     
    The Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Panel Exhibition presents historical information and captures key animation art images from the traveling exhibition.
     
    The Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Panel Exhibition focuses on the timeline of key animation character first appearances and the historic significance of these appearances during the late 1960's / 1970's.
     
    Our exhibition tour schedule to date includes stops at the Brown v. Board Of Education National Historic Site, Topeka, Kansas and the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    We are bringing our Funky Revolutionary Cartoon Experience to your town!!! The dates are listed in The Exhibitions section - two columns over to the right.
     
    Online Exhibitions:
     
    Also, check out our newest online exhibition Action Super Heroes, Heroines, Rappers, Athletes, Political Icons and More where we pay homage to Black action figures and the fans who love them!

    You can find out what else is happening at the museum by clicking here.
     
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    Sista ToFunky
    Curator

Celebrating Our New Licensed Properties!!!

Vintage Black Heroes – Blackjack – The Adventures Of Arron Day
Vintage Black Heroes – Blackjack – The Adventures Of Arron Day

Blackjack is Arron Day, a Black soldier of fortune living in a tumultuous time.
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Vintage Black Heroes – The Butterfly
Vintage Black Heroes – The Butterfly

The Butterfly was the first Black Female Super Heroine to be featured in a comic book.
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JORDI LONGARÓN THE LEGEND OF “FRIDAY FOSTER”
JORDI LONGARÓN THE LEGEND OF “FRIDAY FOSTER”

January 2015 is the 45th anniversary of appearance of Friday Foster in a syndicated comic strip. David Moreu, a journalist from Barcelona, Spain, interviewed Jordi Longaron about his work on Friday Foster. The Museum Of UnCut Funk was contacted several months ago by David, to have our collection of Friday Foster comic strips appear in his article for the January 2015 edition of Visual Magazine. We are delighted to post the English translation of his interview.

PS check out David’s site, it’s in Spanish, but he is keeping FUNK alive in Spain!!!
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Vintage Black Heroes – Ace Harlem
Vintage Black Heroes – Ace Harlem

Ace Harlem was the first Black Detective to be featured in a comic book.
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Vintage Black Heroes – Neil Knight
Vintage Black Heroes – Neil Knight

Neil Knight was the first Black Astronaut / Space Adventurer to be featured in a comic strip.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt
Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt was the first Black Detective to be featured in a comic strip.
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Vintage Black Heroes – The Chisholm Kid
Vintage Black Heroes – The Chisholm Kid

The Chisholm Kid was the first Black Cowboy to be featured in a comic strip.
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Vintage Black Heroes – Guy Fortune
Vintage Black Heroes – Guy Fortune

Guy Fortune was the first Black Secret Agent to be featured in a comic strip.
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Fast Willie Jackson
Fast Willie Jackson

Fast Willie Jackson was a funky comic book series that depicted 1970’s Black culture in a positive way. The cast of characters reminds you of the classic Blaxploitation flicks Five On the Black Hand Side and A Piece of The Action.
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Friday Foster
Friday Foster

It All Started With The Comic Strip…
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  • Blaxploitation

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    The Museum Of UnCut Funk celebrates the 1970's Blaxploitation
    era. Blaxploitation film, soundtracks, style and attitude.
    It's a love thang!

  • Legends

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    Funk. P-Funk. UnCut Funk. The Bomb. Nothing but the Funk! Funkin' In Your Earhole. Our Interviews With The Legends Of FUNK!

  • Aesthetic Grooves Blog

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    A place for comics, graphic novels, graphic design...if it is funky and aesthetically groovy I will cover it here.

  • Cafe 70 Blog

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    Cafe 70 features my favorite recipes that put an unconventional spin on Soul Food and FUNK IT UP, my favorites things to eat from my favorite restaurants, food shops and gourmet spots that offer the ultimate gastronomical experience. Welcome to my culinary ride!

  • Funky Stuff Blog

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    Because I just can’t get enough...This blog will be about my favorite funky items and facts from the 1970’s and beyond.

  • Kool Cats Hip Chicks Blog

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    This blog is dedicated to my heroes and sheroes, all the brothas and sistas who made the 1970’s soooo funky, but whose accomplishments and contributions never got the respect they really deserved.

  • Funkalicious Blog

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    All FUNK, mostly music, but all that is FUNKY, the culture of FUNK, UnCut Funk, The Bomb! If it's FUNKY, it's All Good.

  • Funky President Blog

    Barack Obama

    The Museum Of UnCut Funk chronicles the First Black President of the United States, Barack Obama.