Currently reading Archive of Hate: Ethics of Care in the Preservation of Ugly Histories https://www.ladyscience.com/blog/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."
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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