List of illustrations

  • Lawd, Mah Man’s Leavin’
  • Cat and Mouse
  • Ship of Fools, or the Satire of the Debauched Revelers
  • Boys Peeping at Nature
  • Plate 19 from 'Los Caprichos': All Will Fall (Todos Caerán)
  • Gargantua
  • Inside and Outside (Drinnen und Draussen)
  • General Nuke
  • Pygmalion
  • The Politics of Fear, cover of the New Yorker
  • Editorial cartoon for the Washington Post
  • Colored rule in a reconstructed (?) state
  • Artistic Colored Gentleman
  • George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook
  • I Have Special Reservations
  • Body and Soul (still)
  • Putney Swope (still)
  • Ozara and Katessa (still)
  • Chi-Raq (still)
  • Installation view of Victory over Sin
  • Deliver Us from Evil
  • Get Out (still)
  • Man Eating Watermelon
  • Portrait of Picasso/Side A
  • Missing Link: Despair
  • Parade Watchers, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Humor in Hue cartoon
  • Dark Laughter cartoon
  • Ace of Spades
  • Razzberry Salad cartoon
  • Scoop cartoon
  • Dark Laughter cartoon
  • Dark Laughter cartoon
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Dark Laughter cartoon
  • Students Learn Frame-Making and Guilding
  • Deep South
  • Bomb Shelter
  • Untitled
  • Blues in the News cartoon
  • Blues in the News cartoon
  • Blues in the News cartoon
  • Oliver W. Harrington, of New York City, artist correspondent, sketching Anti-aircraft Section Sgt. Carl K. Hilton, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, who is with the Fifth Army in Italy
  • Dark Laughter cartoon
  • African American veteran Isaac Woodard, who was beaten and blinded by police, applying for maximum disability benefits
  • Dark Laughter cartoon
  • Dark Laughter cartoon
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Cartoon
  • Cartoon
  • Boston, Cradle of Liberty (Wiegenfeststellung einer Ausgeburt)
  • Once again, humanity has been lucky (Da hat die Menschheit wieder mal Glück gehabt!)
  • And remember what the photo instructor at the Forest Hills Photo Group always said: "In bright sunshine, always use a fast shutter" (Vorsicht, Darling! Denk schatz was der Präsident über de Terroristen gesagt hat)
  • Laufendes Training /Practice Makes Perfect
  • Ollie Harrington
  • Bootsie cartoon
  • Shirley Temple Black and Bill Robinson White
  • Do You Like Crème in Your Coffee and Chocolate in Your Milk?, detail
  • Harlequin as a Rejected Lover
  • Academy of Music: Haverly's Genuine Colored Minstrels . . .
  • May Irwin’s Bully Song
  • Divine Love (Mother and Child)
  • 10th Cavalry Trooper
  • Cover illustration from The Civil Rights Yearbook
  • Aunt Jemima and the Pillsbury Dough Boy
  • The New Jemima
  • The Liberation of Aunt Jemima
  • Jemima’s Pancakes
  • Georgia, Georgia (still)
  • Young Man with VOTE [scraped onto] his [white pigment–covered] face . . .
  • I Like Olympia in Black Face
  • Hi, Mom! (still)
  • Watermelon Man (still)
  • Watermelon Man (still)
  • Untitled
  • White Power
  • Listening to Amos and Andy
  • Free, White and 21
  • How Ya Like Me Now?
  • I Gets a Thrill, Too, When I Sees De Koo
  • Silence
  • Sean (Mercy Seat)
  • Frankenstein
  • A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby
  • Namhla I, Cassilhaus, North Carolina
  • Apex (still)
  • This Is America (still)
  • Judgment of Paris
  • Robert Colescott, Roswell, New Mexico
  • Program cover for Recent Paintings by Robert Colescott
  • Bye Bye Miss American Pie
  • Heavenly Host and MLK
  • Rejected Idea for a Drostes Chocolate Advertisement
  • Homage to Delacroix: Liberty Leading the People
  • Dulacrow’s Masterwork: A Mockumentary Film (still)
  • Lady Liberty
  • A Legend Dimly Told
  • Colored TV
  • The Dutiful Son
  • Robert Colescott
  • The Lone Wolf in Paris
  • Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder
  • The Three Graces: Art, Sex and Death
  • Passing
  • Knowledge of the Past Is the Key to the Future (St. Sebastian)
  • Death of a Mulatto Woman
  • Lightening Lipstick
  • Knowledge of the Past Is the Key to the Future (Some Afterthoughts on Discovery)
  • Knowledge of the Past Is the Key to the Future (The Other Washingtons)
  • Pac-Man (The Consumer Consumed)
  • Emergency Room
  • The Triumph of Christianity
  • Education
  • Bicentennial Nigger, Richard Pryor album cover
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~Well into the research, writing, and editing of this book, a new work of art came to my attention and compelled me to revisit several of the premises I initially had about this topic. Shortly after I submitted the book’s outline to Yale University Press, hip-hop musician Donald Glover (in collaboration with...
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~In a 1992 review of artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr.’s first major retrospective exhibition, New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman acknowledged his struggles with understanding Motley’s approach to representing African Americans. “It’s difficult to get a...
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~Heeding Jones’s call for contributions “in the line of wit, humor, satire, sarcasm,” the author of this poem, “El Vagamundo,” clearly directed the satire toward class systems among African Americans, encapsulating social status and hierarchies...
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~In 1980 Robert Colescott painted a double portrait of one of the most beloved dance partnerships of Hollywood’s golden age, but, in the artist’s unique fashion, Shirley Temple Black and Bill Robinson White posed an affront...
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In the mid-1980s artist Robert Colescott (1925–2008) painted a series of canvases, generically entitled At the Bathers’ Pool, featuring assemblies of female nudes, each group located in a dreamy, mountainous landscape with expansive horizons and blue-green wading pools. Executed in the then popular neo-expressionist manner, these paintings...
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