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DIGITAL: Black Power! Google Cultural Institute Exhibits Curated by the Schomburg Center

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Sylviane Diouf explains:

“The Black Power movement turns fifty this year. Two new digital exhibitions, Black Power! The Movement, The Legacy, and Ready for the Revolution: Education, Arts and Aesthetics of the Black Power Movement  explore the multiform and ideologically diverse movement that deeply shaped black consciousness and identity and left an immense legacy that continues to inform the contemporary American landscape.

“The two exhibitions, part of a major Black History Month initiative, are a first-time collaboration between the Schomburg Center and Google Cultural Institute whose mission is to bring “ together millions of artifacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual museum.” Thanks to Google’s immense international reach, museums and other institutions can present their “treasures or hidden gems” to a wide audience…”

Read the rest: Black Power! | The New York Public Library

Visit the exhibits:

Black Power: The Movement, the Legacy

Ready for the Revolution: Education, Arts, and the Aesthetics of the Black Power Movement