Until the mid 1960s, cartoons were screened before all feature films. Later, these same cartoons would cycle endlessly for decades on broadcast TV or cable syndication. To modern audiences, many of these cartoons are quite shocking and graphically illustrate how pervasive and institutionalized racism was in our culture just a short time ago.
This collection features some popular family cartoons of the 20th century which depict racial stereotypes and caricatures. You may be surprised by how blatant and disturbing they are.