Tag Archives: 1970s Black Cartoons

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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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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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Pensacola

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Pensacola

The PMA gets Funky with New February Exhibit: Funky Turns Forty

February 23rd-April 9th

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Reading Public Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Reading Public Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From Reading Public Museum.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Reading

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Reading

READING PUBLIC MUSEUM OPENS THREE NEW EXHIBITIONS

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

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

Hey Hey Hey! New Animation-Inspired Exhibit, Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Panel Exhibition to Open at The Bessie Smith Cultural Center

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

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

Hey Hey Hey! Animation Inspired Exhibit, Funky Turns 40, Opens at Brown v. Board Site

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Northwest African American Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Northwest African American Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM).

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More Thoughts on Fat Albert By Floyd Norman

More Thoughts on Fat Albert By Floyd Norman

Floyd  Norman was employed as an inbetweener ( the process of generating intermediate frames between two images to give the appearance that the first image evolves smoothly into the second image) on Sleeping Beauty at Walt Disney Productions, becoming the first Black artist to remain at the studio on a long-term basis. This is a follow up to his article on his recollections of his pitch to Bill Cosby for his new animated show.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Seattle

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Seattle

Hey Hey Hey! New Animation-Inspired Exhibit, Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution to open at The Northwest African American Museum on November 22, 2014.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The DuSable Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The DuSable Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The DuSable Museum

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In Essence

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In Essence

Our Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Tour was covered in the August, 2014 issue of Essence Magazine!!!

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Chicago

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Chicago

HEY, HEY, HEY!
“FUNKY TURNS 40: BLACK CHARACTER REVOLUTION” A NEW ANIMATION-INSPIRED EXHIBITION
SCHEDULED TO OPEN
AT THE DuSABLE – JUNE 27, 2014

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Rolling Out

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Rolling Out

Pamela Thomas’ ‘Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution’ exhibition to open at The DuSable Museum

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Soul Train

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Soul Train

The Museum Of UnCut Funk is honored to have had the opportunity to speak with LaShawn Williams from Soul Train.com about our Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition traveling to the DuSable Museum in Chicago.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In New York Times

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In New York Times

The Museum Of UnCut Funk recently sat down with Felicia Lee from the New York Times for an interview about all things funky!

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Reviewed By FanBros

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Reviewed By FanBros

FanBros reporter Maya Davis met the Museum Of UnCut Funk at the Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture to see the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition and interview the Curators. Her review is below.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered On Positively Black

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered On Positively Black

Tracie Strahan interviewed Sista ToFunky about the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Tour for the WNBC-4 Public Affairs program Positively Black.

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Funky Turns 40: Sista ToFunky’s Interview With Leo Sullivan

Funky Turns 40: Sista ToFunky’s Interview With Leo Sullivan

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Leo Sullivan, one of the pioneering Black animators who helped lead the revolution of positive Black animated characters during the 1970’s. I interviewed Leo for close to an hour, spoke to him after the interview for a little longer. He was gracious, humorous and introspective. His bio and interview are below. It was an honor to speak to this Animation Legend.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In Fast Company Design

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In Fast Company Design

Fat Albert, Schoolhouse Rock, The Harlem Globetrotters: with their retro animation styles, these 1970s cartoons seem dated now, but in their time, they were groundbreaking.

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