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  • Rural African American Life In The 1930s-40s

    These remarkable color photographs were taken for the Farm Security Administration between 1939 and 1941. They depict African American tenant farmers and their families living in the rural South during World War II. Despite the efforts of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union (STFU), living conditions were often deplorable.

    Baby Praying Mantis 2 years ago 49 responses

  • Kwanzaa Food Porn

    Ever wonder what African-Americans who celebrate Kwanzaa eat on Dec. 26th? It’s mostly Southern-inspired food, incorporating lots of okra and bright shades of red and green.

    Peggy Wang 3 years ago 58 responses

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    10 Mind-Blowingly Offensive Quotes From Ron Paul Newsletters

    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul used to publish a libertarian newsletter in the ’80s and ’90s. They were not, shall we say, sane. From those newsletters, here are some racist/homophobic/anti-semitic musings on everything from AIDS to Hate Whitey Day (aka Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Paul says he didn’t write any of the following quotes, but they all appeared under his name. Yiiiiiikes.

    Gavon Laessig 3 years ago 297 responses