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American Esoterica: The Negro Lawn Jockey, George Washington, Christmas, and the Underground Railroad


1935 Christmas card featuring a Lawn Jockey.
Photo Source: History Of the Lawn Jockey, at LawnJock.com

The website LawnJock.com advertisers itself as “The premiere site for hand-painted Lawn Jockey statues and accessories.Estate Quality. 1,139 more words

Slavery

Photo OfThe Week- Life Imitates Art

This real jockey seems reluctant to be posing next to the lawn jockey.

California

Westport's Lawn Jockey: Really?!

Tuesday’s post — about a soccer get-together with suburban Westport and inner-city New York teams — drew plenty of positive comments.

Today’s — about a black-faced lawn jockey at a home near Clinton Avenue — probably won’t. 302 more words

Westport Life

The WSJ's Uncle Tom, Jason Riley

When I was a young man starting out in business, reading the Wall Street Journal was a requirement for those who wanted to be savvy about the business world. 1,614 more words

Black Conservatives

Searching for a White Trayvon - The "Knockout Game"

First the Faux News racist sensationalism –

The Knockout Game Myth and its Racist Roots

The stories are chilling–conjuring a world of senseless, alien violence as incomprehensible as it is reprehensible.

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Racism

Lexington, KY

Dear Real Sofia,

After landing in Louisville, Kentucky, my next stop was Lexington, Kentucky.  Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky (after Louisville).  Lexington is home to the… 304 more words

Flat Sofia