The 50 Most Racist Political Cartoons

50. The Man Who Won the Elephant at the Raffle

Artist: Unknown
Publishing Date: January 1863
Published In: Unknown
People/person Targeted: African-Americans

This portrayal of a black man as an elephant refers to the feelings of the North, which became a destination for emancipated slaves. Many northerners wanted emancipation of slaves, but they didn't want the freed slaves to move into their region.

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