Black History Month

February is Black History Month — a time to celebrate the achievements by Black Americans and a time to recognize their central role in U.S. history. To celebrate, AIGA has gathered some articles, interviews, and resources celebrating Black designers and creatives this month, and all-year.

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Black History + Design

Kansas City: Pick Posters

AIGA Kansas City, Pick Progress, and Babes Helpin’ Babes are excited to announce Pick Posters, a poster series celebrating 30 days of black design. The series will run online from Jan. 31 to March 1, culminating in an in-person panel discussion and poster show event on March 2, from 6-8 p.m., at The AI Hub, 511 Delaware St., Suite 50, Kansas City, Mo.

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Black History Month 2022

Houston: Black History Month 2022

The month of February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the contributions and achievements of Black members of our communities. 

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Celebrating Black History

San Diego: Celebrating Black History

From science and architecture, sports and the humanities, to business and civil rights, it’s time to commemorate Black History and celebrate the contributions made by Black Americans.

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This group supports the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative in its mission to encourage diversity in design education, discourse, and practice to strengthen and expand the relevance of design in all areas of society.

Rhea Combs

Rhea L. Combs: The Power of Image

Rhea L. Combs,  curator of photography and film at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture discusses the power of image.

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African American Culture

African American Culture and History: an AIGA Design Journey

Selected from AIGA's prestigious Design Archives and Design Journeys series, this collection celebrates African American history and culture throughout the last century of communication design.

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