Author Archives: Thomas Pamela

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The August Wilson Center

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The August Wilson Center

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The August Wilson Center For African American Culture.

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For The Love Of Money: Blacks On U.S. Currency Covered In New York Times

For The Love Of Money: Blacks On U.S. Currency Covered In New York Times

The Museum Of UnCut Funk spoke with Tammy LaGorce, a writer for the New York Times, about Black people on money and other funky thangs!

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ObamaCon: The Making Of A New Black Superhero Exhibition

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An Exhibition Of Comic Book Covers Featuring The First Black President Of The United States

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For The Love Of Money: Blacks On U.S. Currency Exhibition Press Conference

For The Love Of Money: Blacks On U.S. Currency Exhibition Press Conference

For The Love Of Money: Blacks On U.S. Currency Exhibition At The Museum Of American Finance – Press Conference – February 22, 2016

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Uncut Funk: the internet’s funkiest museum of black culture

Uncut Funk: the internet’s funkiest museum of black culture

It’s free, open 24/7 and contains a magnificent archive of African American culture ranging from afros to blaxploitation movies. Is the Museum of Uncut Funk a step ahead of the new Smithsonian?

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CoinWeek Podcast #37: UnCut Funk: African-American Representation and Money

CoinWeek Podcast #37: UnCut Funk: African-American Representation and Money

The Museum Of UnCut Funk was recently interviewed by Charles Morgan, Editor at CoinWeek.com about our museum, our commemorative coin, medal and medallion collection and other funky topics.

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THE ART OF THE CHAMP: ARTISTS TALK ABOUT VISUALLY REPRESENTING ALI

THE ART OF THE CHAMP: ARTISTS TALK ABOUT VISUALLY REPRESENTING ALI

The Museum Of UnCut Funk was recently interviewed for an article written by Patrick Sauer from Vice Sports about visual representations of Muhammad Ali.

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A Chronology of Black Characters In Comics Pt. 1

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Today, many black heroes grace the pages of comics, and some are now making it to the silver screen. But it’s been a long road filled with very small steps and long periods of no movement at all.  Here is a chance to see how black comic book characters appeared in comics from the earliest “Pioneer era” through the Golden Age,  Atomic Age, Bronze Age, the Modern Age, to the present day.  These historical treasures depict black characters from the 1800s to today, spanning virtually the entire history of American comic books.

The Chronological History of Black Characters is a collaboration between the Museum Of UnCut Funk and a private collector on the west coast.

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A Chronology of Black Characters In Comics Pt. 2

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Today, many black heroes grace the pages of comics, and some are now making it to the silver screen. But it’s been a long road filled with very small steps and long periods of no movement at all.  Here is a chance to see how black comic book characters appeared in comics from the earliest “Pioneer era” through the Golden Age,  Atomic Age, Bronze Age, the Modern Age, to the present day.  These historical treasures depict black characters from the 1800s to today, spanning virtually the entire history of American comic books.

The Chronological History of Black Characters is a collaboration between the Museum Of UnCut Funk and a private collector on the west coast.

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A Chronology of Black Characters In Comics Pt. 3

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Today, many black heroes grace the pages of comics, and some are now making it to the silver screen. But it’s been a long road filled with very small steps and long periods of no movement at all.  Here is a chance to see how black comic book characters appeared in comics from the earliest “Pioneer era” through the Golden Age,  Atomic Age, Bronze Age, the Modern Age, to the present day.  These historical treasures depict black characters from the 1800s to today, spanning virtually the entire history of American comic books.

The Chronological History of Black Characters is a collaboration between the Museum Of UnCut Funk and a private collector on the west coast.

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Museum Of UnCut Funk Meets Steve Adubato On One On One

Museum Of UnCut Funk Meets Steve Adubato On One On One

Guess who met Steve Adubato on his One On One TV program!!

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Pensacola Museum Of Art

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Pensacola Museum Of Art

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The Pensacola Museum Of Art.

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A Quick Chat with Museum of UnCut Funk Curator Pamela Thomas

A Quick Chat with Museum of UnCut Funk Curator Pamela Thomas

The Museum of UnCut Funk isn’t a traditional brick and mortar display art house.

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Women in Comics NYC Collective International: Black Women in Comics Spotlights – Pamela Thomas

Women in Comics NYC Collective International: Black Women in Comics Spotlights – Pamela Thomas

Pamela Thomas is the Co-Owner and Co-Curator of the Museum Of UnCut Funk (museumofuncutfunk.com), an avid collector of Black memorabilia and an expert on 1970’s Black culture.

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From Shaft To Fat Albert, NJ Duo Preserves 1970’s Black Pop Culture

From Shaft To Fat Albert, NJ Duo Preserves 1970’s Black Pop Culture

Pamela Thomas remembers the moment when she realized her hobby was a little different from knitting. It was when she found herself trying to get to the post office before it closed, so she could send off more than $2,000 in money orders to fund her “addiction.”

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George L. Lee circa 1976

George L. Lee circa 1976

George L. Lee was born in Jamestown, New York on July 27, 1906.

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Remarks by the President at 2016 Black History Month Reception

Remarks by the President at 2016 Black History Month Reception

For Immediate Release
February 18, 2016
East Room
4:51 P.M. EST

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Oliver W. Harrington

Oliver W. Harrington

The Museum Of UnCut Funk pays tribute to Oliver Wendell Harrington’s Dark Laughter comic strip series.

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Garifuna Food and Culture in Harlem

Garifuna Food and Culture in Harlem

All Black communities living on the Caribbean coast of Central America are called Garifuna or Black Carib, or as they refer to themselves, Garinagu. The Garinagu are the descendants of Caribs Indians and African Slaves. The Museum Of UnCut Funk and Cafe 70 celebrates the Garifuna feast.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Press Release – Indiana

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Press Release – Indiana

Funky Turns 40 Art Exhibit At Black Cultural Center

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