One of the best books I ever read was Slave in a Box: The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima, which I picked up cheap even though it was outside my field, and totally enjoyed reading—maybe because it was outside my field. However, I did spend the next three years craving pancakes.

Anyhow, here’s a comic. If you go, scroll down enough to see the other links—the Slate photo essay on the history of racist advertising is great.