Monthly Archives December 2013

The MTA’s FUNKY FACE/ Portrait Of An Ass

The MTA’s FUNKY FACE/ Portrait Of An Ass

“Christmas time is here, it’s a wonderful time of the year,” is the sentiment in the hearts of many, but not everyone.  While I don’t promote hypocrisy, I do believe that people should make more of an effort to be kind during the holidays.  Why not?  Especially if you’re not one who’s kind all year round, which brings me to my reason for this item…

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Sam Milai – Don Powers

Sam Milai – Don Powers

The eight-page color comic section produced for the Pittsburgh Courier is the only attempt I’m aware of to do a color comics section in a Black paper.* Although the Courier’s section, produced by the Smith-Mann Syndicate of New York City, did have an all-Black cast of characters, quite a few of the strips were drawn by whites.

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Your History Cartoon Feature Exhibition

Know Your History

Celebrating Your History.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VII – Sunny Boy Sam

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VII – Sunny Boy Sam

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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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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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VI – Woody

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VI – Woody

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt

Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt was the first Black Private Investigator 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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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part III – Don Powers

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part III – Don Powers

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part II – Torchy In Heartbeats

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part II – Torchy In Heartbeats

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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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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The Morrie Turner Exhibition

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Honoring A Legend.

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FUNKIN’ SNOOP DOGG

FUNKIN’ SNOOP DOGG

I love Calvin Broadus aka Snoop Dogg, aka Snoop Lion, aka Snoopzilla!?!? Ah yeah, you thought Sean Combs was the only one that could dub himself multiple names, think again. Snoop Dogg has been doing his thang now for 20 years. Known around the world for his music as a rapper and a force in hip-hop, Snoop has released an album in tribute to FUNK.

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President Obama Pays Homage To Nelson Mandela

President Obama Pays Homage To Nelson Mandela

President Obama speaks on the death of Nelson Mandela.

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President Barack Obama Commemorates 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients

President Barack Obama Commemorates 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients

President Barack Obama pays homage to the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients.

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“Knock-Out” MUST STOP! Have You Heard About This?

“Knock-Out” MUST STOP!  Have You Heard About This?

Indelibly on my brain are thoughts of loved ones and experiences that have shaped who I am.  Most memories I cherish – there’s a few I’m not so fond of, and a couple I’d like to forget.  As every individual is made up of how they have lived and what one eats — what the hell is in the water of the ignorant children taking part in this detrimental “game” called “Knock Out”?

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