Culture

Slavery and Jim Crow: 10 Horrific Images

Mon., Apr. 9, 2012 6:20 AM EDT
by A.R. Shaw

Lest We Forget Slavery Museum & Traveling Exhibit in Philadelphia provides images and items that reflect the deplorable conditions that black people faced during slavery and Jim Crow.

For 45 years, J. Justin and Gwen Ragsdale have acquired an extensive collection of artifacts, shackles, branding irons and rare photos of a forgotten history.

During the Black History & Culture Showcase in Philadelphia, J. Justin and Gwen Ragsdale displayed items from the Lest We Forget Slavery Museum & Traveling Exhibit (www.lwfslaverymuseum.com).

Here are 10 grisly reminders of slavery and Jim Crow. –amir shaw

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  • http://twitter.com/KrusherKronkite Camouflage Ninja

    What’s more horrific is that the slave mentality still exists smh.