Jackie Ormes, brilliant cartoonist

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“Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist”: a biography by Nancy Goldstein

“Jackie Ormes’ cartoons often responded to events that were important to the black community, such as the brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi. Till was killed in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a white woman.” From the Collection of Judie Miles.

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