Tag Archives: Civil Rights Movement

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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Stevie Wonder’s Grammy Honor – ‘Songs’ Back on the Road

Stevie Wonder’s Grammy Honor – ‘Songs’ Back on the Road

According to CBS’s website: 25-time Grammy Award winner Stevie Wonder will be honored in a star-studded musical primetime special “Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute.” It airs on CBS next Monday, February 16th at 9pm/8pm central.

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The Death of Jim Amidst FUNKY ish

The Death of Jim Amidst FUNKY ish

James Garner stood tall along side singers Joan Baez, group Peter, Paul & Mary, Odetta Holmes, Mahalia Jackosn and Bob Dylan, joining A-List actors Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Charlton Heston, Paul Newman & wife Joanne Woodward, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Diahann Carroll, Harry Belafonte, Lena Horne, Sidney Poitier, Maya Angelou, Josephine Baker, Sammy Davis, Jr., opera singer Marian Anderson, baseball legend Jackie Robinson and writer James Baldwin at the Civil Rights Movement’s “March on Washington.”

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King Commemorative Bronze Medal

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King Commemorative Bronze Medal

The Museum Of UnCut Funk continues to add bronze medals featuring Black Icons to our Gold, Silver and Bronze Coin, Medal and Medallion Collection. We hope you dig the latest installment from the US Mint.

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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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Food And The Civil Rights Movement

Food And The Civil Rights Movement

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

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Celebrities And The 1963 March On Washington

Celebrities And The 1963 March On Washington

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

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March: Book One

March: Book One

Legendary American congressman John Lewis, already a hero of America’s civil rights movement, will join the ranks of American superheroes on bookshop shelves as he prepares to launch a comic book version of his remarkable life story.

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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 Martin Luther King, Jr.

Collecting Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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Betty And Coretta

Betty And Coretta

Betty and Coretta, the Lifetime Original Movie, premieres February 2nd and will probably run periodically throughout Black History Month. Betty and Coretta tells the dual real-life stories of Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz as they create an unbreakable life-long bond after their husbands’ tragic assassinations. Specifically, the movie follows them as they continue on as single mothers and keepers of their husbands legacies.

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Celebrating MLK

Celebrating MLK

We celebrate the 84th birthday and the official holiday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by presenting some of his famous speeches and interviews. While we remember the man, let’s also reflect upon his words. You can also read the text and hear King’s delivery of his famous “I Have A Dream” speech here.

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Rosa Parks Commemorative Bronze Medal

Rosa Parks Commemorative Bronze Medal

The Museum of UnCut Funk has added the Rosa Parks Commemorative Bronze Medal to our coin and medals collection.

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A Blast From The Past: MLK and The Montgomery Story Comic circa 1956

A Blast From The Past: MLK and The Montgomery Story Comic circa 1956

The Montgomery Story comic book was commissioned by the Fellowship of Reconciliation with the permission of Martin Luther King, Jr. The actual creators of the comic are unknown and the artist is said to be a blacklisted comic artist of the time. The purpose of the comic was to spread the message of nonviolence and to get the word out about the Montgomery Bus Boycott. You can read this comic below.

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Mary J Blige To Play Dr. Betty Shabazz

Mary J Blige To Play Dr. Betty Shabazz

Mary J. Blige has signed on to play civil rights hero Malcolm X’s wife in a new TV drama.

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Blaxploitation Filmography

 

The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements of the 1960’s set the stage for the 1970’s Black film revolution.

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Say It Loud! Exhibition

 

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

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The MOUF Celebrates Black History Our Way – Vol 2

The MOUF Celebrates Black History Our Way – Vol 2

The Museum of UnCut Funk celebrates some of our favorite Black Activists.

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The Miriam Makeba Interview

The Miriam Makeba Interview

What an honor it was to speak to Miriam Makeba. When we got together, she spoke of her relationship with Stevie Wonder, how she enjoys the music of Erykah Badu and her marriage to Black Panther leader Stokely Carmichael.

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“I Have A Dream”

“I Have A Dream”

August 28, 1963
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“I Have A Dream” Speech
March On Washington
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

“I Have A Dream”

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.

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