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1/ THREAD Content warning: Images of black face and the KKK @DigitalHistory_ @Jalane_Schmidt @johnedwinmason @slaveryuva Like many others I've been trying to keep up with news related to #ResignRalph #ByeRalph #ResignNortham #ResignRalphNortham and #WeAreAllUnionHill.
2/ There’s a lot to take in but as a current graduate student @UVA I’ve tried to follow records of racism in our Corks and Curls yearbook, specifically:
3/ Of particular interest is Professor R. L. Barnes’ @DigitalHistory_ research on the name Corks and Curls as “minstrel slang for the burned cork used to blacken faces and the curly Afro wigs that were signature costume pieces.” washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/0…
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