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DDFR Roadshow Visits Northeastern University!

Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris visited Northeastern University in Boston, MA as a guest speaker on October 11th. His presentation was hosted by professor William Lancaster from the communication studies department and showcased Harris’ Emmy nominated film Through A Lens Darkly and a mini-DDFR multimedia demonstration for students and faculty of Northeastern University. After his presentation, […]

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Correcting the Canon: The Work of Photographer Thomas Askew

Thomas Askew was a prominent early Black photographer from Atlanta and is featured in the Emmy and Peabody nominated film Through A Lens Darkly. In a recent article in ArtsATL, the story of Thomas Askew’s life in Atlanta was shared and it shows us how he shaped the visual culture around Black people and the […]

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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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Changing the Narrative on Race in America Through Advertising

– Don Perry, CEO, Digital Diaspora Family Reunion One day after President Obama gave the keynote address at SXSW Interactive, a brave team at Mullen Lowe US, led by Erin Swenson Gorrall (@ErinSSSS), VP – Group Strategy Director in the firm’s Boston office, convened a panel to discuss one of the most pressing issues of […]

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