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    Black Man Illustrated What It Was Like Working In The Workplace As The Solely Black Individual


    Working in a big workplace will be powerful – the place there’s lots of people, office drama is unavoidable. It was particularly onerous for individuals of colour again within the 60’s when many places of work had been predominantly white. One man named Tom Floyd skilled this primary hand and confirmed what he needed to undergo with a sequence of thought-provoking illustrations.

    Floyd was born in Gary, Indiana in 1929 and labored as a designer for the Inland Metal Firm. It was there that he confronted the fixed prejudice of associates, that made him begin the sequence. “As a ‘BLACK’ white collar employee having willingly and rigorously taken an lively half in America’s main social pre-occupation… An experiment known as ‘Integration’ … I really feel compelled to evaluate my whole expertise and maybe the experiences of different Blacks by saying…. ‘INTEGRATION IS A BITCH‘…,” stated Tom.

    Within the time when publishers had been afraid of coping with delicate topics surrounding race, Floyd nonetheless managed to launch his comics. His assortment of illustrations known as ‘Integration is a Bitch‘ was launched in 1969 and many individuals say it’s nonetheless as related as ever.

    Take a look at the illustrations within the gallery beneath!

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    #1 Did You Know Him?

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #2 Clap Clap Clap

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #three It’s St. Patrick’s Day….. The place Is Your Shamrock? It’s Black Historical past Week The place Is Your Dashiki?

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #four Oh No Fred….. He Works Right here

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #5 Ya’ See… Thay’re Taking Over….

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #6 It’s A Good Thought…. Who Helped You With It?

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #7 … And This Is Our Negro!

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #eight We Had A Good Coloured Man Cuttting Our Grass Yesterday… And You Know.. He Didn’t Steal A Factor….

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #9 If I Advised You A Joke…. Would You Get Offended? … And Then This Coloured Man Stated….. And Then This Hillbilly Stated…….

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

    #10 Rape! File This…..

    Picture supply: Tom Floyd

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