Tag: #blacklivesmatter

Mining the Digital Landscape, Engaging Communities of Color

So we know a few things about these digital platforms: A) There is an immediacy and ability to mobilize or respond vs. the top-down structure of the museum B) They collectivize people across institutions C) They archive and preserve (tag, url) But that’s the platform…What about the people? What we see is, communities of color […]

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#HRRlive: Communities Mobilized for Social Change

#HRRlive: Communities Mobilized for Social Change

What a critical time to be a museum. In what ways do we regard these institutions as classrooms, as discourse, as truth? The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) took a giant leap in this arena––prior to even finalizing construction (set to open in 2016)––on Saturday, April 25th. A mix of museum […]

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