The Museum Of UnCut Funk brings images from it’s FUNKY Collection online with the Google Cultural Institute
Remember the good old days of playing your favorite board game on family night? I have many positive memories. Unfortunately, some companies thought it would be entertaining to produce truly offensive board games that reflect racist stereotypes. These games perpetuate negative images of Black people in society. Sambo, Mammy, Ghetto, Projects, Welfare and Nigger are words used in association with these games.
The Museum Of UnCut Funk is honored to have had a conversation with Bunnie Baldwin, a 1975 Fashion Fair model. Bunnie shares her experience working with Mrs. Eunice Johnson and the entire Fashion Fair family.
Many people are familiar with the slave uprising on the Amistad, which transported the Mende people of Sierra Leone from Havana, Cuba. Africans took control of the ship in July 1839. However, most may not be as familiar with other slave revolts that took place, which are highlighted below.
There is NOTHING FUNKY about slavery or being oppressed by your own people. But with the current assault on Black History, and specifically the re-writing of Black history related to slavery, we are reposting and archiving information that has appeared on a number of sites about the Black Uprisings that occurred around the world as Blacks fought their oppressors and the system of oppression. It is important to tell the real story…