Visit an Enormous Trove of Black Americana on the Next All Things Considered – Today at 5 pm

Aug 7, 2018

The living room of Oran's house in the Mojave Desert is packed with items from his museum, which range from Little Black Sambo figurines to contemporary toys featuring black characters to paintings by black artists. "We got to preserve the whole story," he says.
Credit Samir S. Patel / Atlas Obscura

Millions of relics of Black Americana are being stored on a property in the California desert. We'll look at how an enormous collection came to be.

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