Currently reading Archive of Hate: Ethics of Care in the Preservation of Ugly Histories

particularly talks about the Reveal Digital Hate in America collection of KKK newspapers...

"The KKK newspaper collection should never have left the drawing board without inviting anti-racist activists, critical race theorists, historians of race, and librarians of color to the table."

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Incidentally, we have an interesting collection here, which is a KKK women's initiation package. It's used by an African-American professor to teach about conceptions of white womanhood, whiteness, and hate. This is a really good example of what one CAN do with such materials. However, it was bought with a fetishistic impulse (by someone no longer here), it just happened to be redeemed by a thoughtful professor.

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