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Thu Nov 12, 2015, 02:18 PM

39. The Jim Crow Museum

"Tour the Jim Crow museum with founder and curator, Dr. David Pilgrim. Dr. Pilgrim discusses some of the major themes of the Jim Crow Museum. Jim Crow was not just a character or a set of laws, it was a system that built upon itself to create and sustain a society with a racial hierarchy.

The Museum also offers a comprehensive timeline of the African American experience in the United States. The timeline is divided into six sections: Africa Before Slavery, Slavery in America, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, Civil Rights and Post Civil Rights.

The Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University strives to become a leader in social activism and in the discussion of race and race relations. This facility will provide increased opportunities for education and research. Please join us as we embark on this mission."
http://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/

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Also, "How America Bought and Sold Racism, and Why It Still Matters," a look at the omnipresence of Jim Crow and the ongoing violence.

"Dr. Pilgrim thinks itís important that Americans examine the evidence our nationís racist history, even if it hurts."

http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/how-america-bought-and-sold-racism/

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