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Telling our Stories

Telling Our Stories: Photographers of Spirit of Community with Thomas Allen Harris

Behind each family picture, there is a story — a story that is representative of the communities that each picture comes from. On Sunday January 21, 2018, join NAACP Image Award-winning filmmaker and socially engaged artist Thomas Allen Harris as he moderates Telling Our Stories: Photographers of Spirit of Community, an art talk. Spirit of […]

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Detroit, 1960s. Photo by Albert S. Johnson, Jr.

Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow is Coming to Detroit!

I have been going back and forth to Detroit over the past few months preparing for our Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow as part of the Detroit Historical Society (DHS) Detroit 67 Project –  a citywide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Detroit uprisings/riots. DDFR will be working with communities across the city to create an photographic celebration/investigation around the narratives of one of the […]

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Two Cousins Meet for the First Time at Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Kick off for the New York African Film Festival!

It was a great experience working with Mahen Bonetti and her team to create a moving and historic Digital Diaspora Town Hall meeting that celebrated past supporters of the 23rd New York African Film Festival and brought in new audiences for 2016! Mahen and her team helped to select the special guests whose family albums […]

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Thomas Allen Harris Awarded Montgomery Fellowship at Dartmouth College!

Our very own Thomas Allen Harris has embarked on an exciting opportunity: he is currently serving as a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College! The prestigious Montgomery Fellowship Program, established in 1977 through gifts from Dartmouth graduates Kenneth Montgomery ’25 and his wife Harle Montgomery, seeks to enrich the experience of Dartmouth students in the classroom […]

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