On view through February 29, 2020
Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum
University Center, Michigan
This exhibition features racist memorabilia from the collection of the Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University. This exhibition helps to teach tolerance and promote social justice to the community.
The 39 piece traveling exhibition contains items of material culture from the late 19th century to the present, embodying the terrible effects of the Jim Crow legacy. In addition to items from popular and commercial culture, the traveling exhibit also contains images of violence against African Americans as well as the Civil Rights struggle for racial equality.
A stereotype is a preconceived and oversimplified generalization about an entire group without regard for individual differences.