Tag Archives: Black Literature

Sista ToFunky Speaks About The Museum Of UnCut Funk Collection

Sista ToFunky Speaks About The Museum Of UnCut Funk Collection

A couple of months ago, the crew from the Collector’s Quest website became the first people to actually visit the offices of The Museum Of UnCut Funk, interview me and see our collection.

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Nathan Heard’s 1970’s Raw Urban Life

Nathan Heard’s 1970’s Raw Urban Life

 

Nathan Cliff Heard was born in Newark on Nov. 7, 1936, to Nathan E. Heard, a laborer, and Gladys Fruitt, a blues singer. He never completed high school, and always listed New Jersey State Prison in the education section of his résumé. Nathan C. Heard, a novelist, wrote realistically of prison life and the mean streets of Newark, NJ.

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Say It Loud! Exhibition

 

You’ve Been Warned.
Say It Loud!
Black Power or Black Nationalism?

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Black Dynamite Creators Take Movie Into Comic Book World

Black Dynamite Creators Take Movie Into Comic Book World

 
The creators of the 2009 blaxploitation spoof film, “Black Dynamite,” are taking the film to the comic book world with the first issue hitting stores in early April.

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Preserving Black History By Collecting Stamps

Preserving Black History By Collecting Stamps

 
The Museum of UnCut Funk has acquired the latest stamps from the United States Post Office Black Heritage Series, the Distinguished Soldiers stamp featuring Doris Miller and the Anna Julia Cooper stamp.

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Soul Train – Celebrating Don Cornelius And 40 Years of The Hippest Trip in America

Soul Train – Celebrating Don Cornelius And 40 Years of The Hippest Trip in America

It was the little show that could. Beginning its ride as a local dance show on Chicago’s WCIU-TV, “Soul Train” chugged its way to Los Angeles and into pop culture history. The syndicated franchise’s impact is chronicled in the 40th-anniversary tribute “Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America.”

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Shut Ya Mout’

Shut Ya Mout’

Who is the man
Who would risk his neck for his brother man?
SPADE!
Who’s the cat who won’t cop out
When there’s danger all about?
SPADE!
He’s a complicated man
And no one understands him like his woman
RICHARD SPADE
You say this cat Spade is a mean mother
Shut ya mout’!
I’m talkin’ ’bout Spade!
Then we can dig it!!!

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