Professor Ernst Borinski teaching in the Social Science Lab, Tougaloo College, MS, ca. 1960. Prof. Borinski, a refugee from Germany, was part of the Tougaloo community for 36 years. In the Social Science Lab, students were encouraged to think critically and question social attitudes, prejudices, and race relations. His tombstone in the campus cemetery reads: "Ernst Borinski, Inspiring Teacher." Courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: The Coral Gables Museum and Florida International University collaborated on a new exhibit that highlights the time when Jewish professors escaped anti-Semitism in Europe and landed in Southern Black colleges, experiencing a whole of sphere or racism. The exhibit is on display at the Coral Gables Museum on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
Professor Ernst Borinski teaching in the Social Science Lab, Tougaloo College, MS, ca. 1960. Prof. Borinski, a refugee from Germany, was part of the Tougaloo community for 36 years. In the Social Science Lab, students were encouraged to think critically and question social attitudes, prejudices, and race relations. His tombstone in the campus cemetery reads: "Ernst Borinski, Inspiring Teacher." Courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: The Coral Gables Museum and Florida International University collaborated on a new exhibit that highlights the time when Jewish professors escaped anti-Semitism in Europe and landed in Southern Black colleges, experiencing a whole of sphere or racism. The exhibit is on display at the Coral Gables Museum on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Handout
Professor Ernst Borinski teaching in the Social Science Lab, Tougaloo College, MS, ca. 1960. Prof. Borinski, a refugee from Germany, was part of the Tougaloo community for 36 years. In the Social Science Lab, students were encouraged to think critically and question social attitudes, prejudices, and race relations. His tombstone in the campus cemetery reads: "Ernst Borinski, Inspiring Teacher." Courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: The Coral Gables Museum and Florida International University collaborated on a new exhibit that highlights the time when Jewish professors escaped anti-Semitism in Europe and landed in Southern Black colleges, experiencing a whole of sphere or racism. The exhibit is on display at the Coral Gables Museum on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Handout

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