Diana Venable

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To be African American

Black nostalgia market, Black Power history, black style, Afro puffs

Generations My mother was a jazz fan. Her mother, Florence Hawkins, sang onstage (her signature piece was "My Man Bill"), and her showgirl aunt, Caroline Snowden, was a name star in the earliest moments of ...

The Black Memory Market

Aunt Jemima, a Sambo, and a tube of “Darkie” toothpaste

When public television’s Antiques Roadshow rolled into the convention center the last weekend in June 2001, local collectors crowed. Suddenly San Diego seemed invested, artifact-wise, with the status of a major metropolitan center like Chicago ...


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