Design Discourse: Design for Black Power
In this Design Discourse, we’ll talk about the fight for black equality. From emanicipation to #BlackLivesMatter, this movement has been shaped by design.
Join us as MODA’s Assistant Director, Lisa Babb leads a discussion about role of design in this fight for social justice and human rights.
Milestones to be discussed include:
The Abolitionist Movement
The Anti-Slavery Medallion
Product Packaging with racist images like Aunt Jemima and Rastus
Sit-ins and Civil Rights signage
The Crisis Magazine
Design during the Harlem Renaissance
Shirley Chisholm's Presidential Campaign
Jesse Jackson’s Presidential Campaign
The Million Man March
Black Lives Matter
This event is free with regular museum admission: $10 / $8 seniors & military / $5 students / Free for MODA members. Seating is limited so please please register in advance.