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Announcements | February 23, 2021

Five design initiatives celebrating Black creativity, from host of The Nexus podcast

The AADN’s Tara Oluwafemi highlights five design initiatives. 

Five design initiatives celebrating Black creativity, from host of The Nexus podcast

Image from the first book club meeting, August 2019. Courtesy Noname Book Club.

In February 2020, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first Black History Month celebrations in the United States, the GSD’s African American Design Nexus (AADN) invited the community to recommend books that contribute to our collective conversation on race and design. Those submissions became “A Call To Explore: Design, Race, and the Built Environment,” an open-access bibliography aimed at uplifting “diverse voices and perspectives of the past and present while also inspiring a paradigm shift for the future of pedagogy and practice.” Learn how to submit a title for inclusion.

Read the full article on the GSD main site.