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The Overanalyzation of Franklin’s Thanksgiving Feast

The Overanalyzation of Franklin’s Thanksgiving Feast

Franklin, the sole Black member of the Peanuts ensemble, is sitting all by himself on one side of the table.

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4 Little Girls in Bronze – Birmingham Bombing Victims Commemorative Bronze Medal

4 Little Girls in Bronze – Birmingham Bombing Victims Commemorative Bronze Medal

The Museum Of UnCut Funk continues to honor Black Icons by adding commemorative bronze medals featuring their images to our coin collection. We celebrate and honor Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, the 4 Little Girls killed by a racist bombing attack on their Birmingham Church.

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Valerie Smith In Comic Books

Valerie Smith In Comic Books

The Museum Of UnCut Funk presents A Josie and The Pussycats Comic Book Retrospective featuring Valerie Smith.

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March On Washington Stamp

March On Washington Stamp

The Museum Of UnCut Funk is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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The Great Clubs of Harlem’s Past

The Great Clubs of Harlem’s Past

Keeping It Real and Making It Funky…June is Black Music Month. Celebrate the best clubs of Harlem’s past and the great artists that performed in them with the Museum Of UnCut Funk.

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Celebrity Collectors

Celebrity Collectors

We are a little fanatical about our collection at the Museum Of UnCut Funk! We are in good company in our obsession as some of the biggest celebrities share our passion for collecting too.

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The Black and Brown Trading Stamp Corporation

The Black and Brown Trading Stamp Corporation

While I was paying homage to and celebrating the birthday of the greatest entertainer of all time, the Godfather of Soul James Brown, my facebook friend Jon Daniels asked if I had a set of Black and Brown Trading Stamps in the Museum Of UnCut Funk collection. At that time I didn’t. But I am now happy to report that I do. I just had to get my hands on this!

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Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist by Nancy Goldstein

Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist by Nancy Goldstein

Women’s History month is a very special time at the Museum Of UnCut Funk. As we celebrate the accomplishments of women in every aspect of  American History, we are focusing on women in the arts. To help us make this year’s celebration more note worthy we are honored to have Nancy Goldstein, author of Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist, as a guest content contributor.

Thank you Nancy.

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USPS Stamps for 2013 – Part Two

USPS Stamps for 2013 – Part Two

We continue to build our collection of Black Heritage and Forever Stamps depicting Blacks who have made significant contributions to Amercian History. We recently added the new Emancipation Proclamation stamp that was introduced on January 1, 2013 and the Rosa Parks stamp that was introduced on February 4, 2013. We are now eagerly awaiting the release of two more Black Heritage stamps that will be introduced later this year honoring Althea Gibson and Ray Charles.

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Golden Legacy

Golden Legacy

I did a post on the Golden Legacy series about a year ago where I featured the author Bertram Fitzgerald. All 16 titles is the series were represented but I did not show any pages from the inside of these books. I have now added a few pages below.

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Daddy Cool – The Graphic Novel

Daddy Cool – The Graphic Novel

Daddy Cool is one of the first graphic novels the Museum Of UnCut Funk archived in it’s collection. Being a fan of Black and White comics I sought out this novel for the collection. I have found very little written about Daddy Cool. I did, however, come across one article written by Kristy Valenti for Comixology. We thank Kristy for allowing the Museum Of UnCut Funk to reprint her article.

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Collecting Black History Icons I

Collecting Black History Icons I

Here are a few items from the Museum Of UnCut Funk collection that commemorate the accomplishments of three strong Black women who are Black History Icons.

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Collecting Black History Icons II

Collecting Black History Icons II

Here are a few items from the Museum Of UnCut Funk collection that commemorate the accomplishments of three Black History Icons.

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Black Samurai – The Book Series

Black Samurai – The Book Series

The Museum Of UnCut Funk has added the Black Samurai stories by Marc Olden to it’s ever growing collection of 1970’s crime novels. We have books 1,2,3 and 5 and are currently looking for books 4,6,7 and 8. These books were published in 1974 and 1975 and we have the 1st printed issues in our collection.

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Eartha Kitt Femme Fatale

Eartha Kitt Femme Fatale

Spinning off from the popular “The Misadventures of Adam West” & “The Secret Lives of Julie Newmar” comic book series comes the newest in the series of adventures featuring iconic Eartha Kitt.

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Collecting Martin Luther King, Jr.

Collecting Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presenting the Museum Of UnCut Funk Martin Luther King, Jr collection.

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Collecting Jackie Robinson

Collecting Jackie Robinson

Presenting the Museum Of UnCut Funk Jackie Robinson Collection.

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Collecting Muhammad Ali

Collecting Muhammad Ali

Presenting the Museum Of UnCut Funk Muhammad Ali collection.

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Where’s Huddles?

Where’s Huddles?

Where’s Huddles? is a Hanna-Barbera animated television program which premiered on CBS on July 1, 1970 and ran for ten episodes as a prime-time summer replacement show for The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour until September 2, 1970. Repeats were shown on the network’s Sunday afternoon schedule in the summer of 1971. It was the first prime time animated series to debut since The Flintstones went off the air in 1966.

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150 Years Of Emancipation

150 Years Of Emancipation

In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Museum Of UnCut Funk sourced a copy of an old Abraham Lincoln / Civil War Comic Book. Would we do it any other way. Hell No!!!

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