Black Reality 2.0: Creating and Making in a Technical Age

For the closing presentation of our Black History Month Series, the Design Studio invited Fox Harrell, professor at MIT (the Center for Media Studies and CSAIL), and Malia Lazu, Founder of Urban Labs, to bring us into the digital future. As always, they killed it! From racism deeply embedded in the character choices in video games to new digital and cultural possibilities for healing in Liberia, Fox Harrell shared some ground-breaking work he's done across platforms. Malia Lazu brought the community organizer perspective, sharing how new technologies can help us build our organizations, empower communities, and even make the $5 per voter registration card a thing of the past! Here's what they had to say...