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The #DuBoisChallenge2022 is officially underway and will last for 10 weeks! Even more, you can pay tribute to the data visualizations W.E.B. Du Bois.
Check out Abdoul Madjid’s visualization of the mobilization of African American military pilots by state during World War II as part of the #TuskegeeAirmenChallenge!
Recently, the NYC Mayor’s office released Executive Order 6, which states that NYC Open Data affirms transparency.
Kayla S. on behalf of the Zora Canon created a Tableau dashboard of the 100 greatest books ever written by African American women!
The Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University published a report on digital government, be sure to check it out!
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🎧 Listen on your commute...
The Atlantic and WNYC Studios - The Experiment
Trymaine Lee - Into America
The Brian Lehrer Show - NYS Senate Majority Leader; City Councilmember Shaun Abreu; Mental Health Services for NYC's Homeless; Your Most Ordered Food