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learning head wrap history - "black mummy " the mammy image served the political, social, and economic interests of mainstream white America. During slavery, the mammy caricature was posited as proof that blacks -- in this case, black women -- were contented, even happy, as slaves. Her wide grin, hearty laugher, and loyal servitude were offered as evidence of the supposed humanity of the institution of slavery.
Out of the Box Woman in Shirtdress by Joyce Owens. She says "These paintings are dramatic rendition of the black middle class men and women shown in photographs during the Paris Exposition in 1900 only 35 years after Emancipation from American slavery! Although not a secret, this historic segment of the American population is not widely acknowledged. There is a depth to our African American ancestry that we need to be able to build on; the wooden box is a symbol that can both hold the truth
LONER: "All because I am alone, does not mean I am LONELY. I am very specific as to who I spend MY time with. I know myself, and prefer to be around those who share the same interests (not boyfriends) and experiences. No fake smiles, or forced friendly gestures; I want to make it clear, that you are not even LIKED. Hence, I am seen as the B$&*H by those around us. Whatever."
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. Chicago wedding, October 1992.
Swann Auction Galleries (AFRICAN AMERICANS--POSTERS.) Women! Free Our Sisters. Black and white poster, 22 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches, on newsprint, featuring an image of protesting women and a list of demands; 2 mailing folds, minor soiling and tack holes; unmounted. New Haven, CT, 22 November  Announces a protest in support of six female Black Panthers who were being held in Niantic State Women's Prison. Issued by N.E. Women's Liberation and the Black Panther Party of Connecticut.