Revision Path selected for the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture
PRESS RELEASE — July 26, 2019
Atlanta GA, USA—Episodes of the award-winning podcast REVISION PATH have been selected for the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). This is the first podcast that has been acquired for the museum’s permanent collection.
The weekly interview podcast was launched in February 2013 by entrepreneur, web designer, and host Maurice Cherry, to showcase some of the best Black designers from all over the world. Over the past six-plus years, the show has released over 300 episodes and has gotten over 225,000 downloads worldwide. Guests have included graphic designers, web designers, software developers, creative and art directors, illustrators and animators. On each episode, listeners hear their stories, processes, experiences, insights, and the creative inspirations of these creators.
The eleven episodes selected for NMAAHC’s collection include:
- Gail Anderson, Educator, Designer, Author, and Creative Director
- Hannah Beachler, Academy Award-winning Production Designer
- Darhil Crooks, Creative Director
- Jon Daniel, Creative Director
- Emory Douglas, Former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party
- Cheryl D. Miller, Visual Artist, Designer, Author and Theologian
- Andrea Pippins, Artist, Educator, Designer and Author
- Dori Tunstall, Dean, Faculty of Design at OCAD University in Toronto
- Craig L. Wilkins, Architect, Author and Academic
- Hadiya Williams, Art Director
- The Design of Black Panther, a roundtable episode
“I never would have imagined this to happen!” states Cherry. “This is truly not just a big accomplishment, but it’s also proof that Black designers and developers are out here and worthy of celebration.”
REVISION PATH podcast releases episodes every Monday at 10 am ET and is available for free on all major podcast platforms and athttps://glitch.com/culture/revisionpath/.
ABOUT THE HOST: Maurice Cherry is the editor-in-chief of REVISION PATH, host of the REVISION PATH podcast, and curator of 28 Days of the Web. Maurice serves as marketing, design & communications lead at Glitch, former principal at Lunch, and the founder and chairman emeritus of the Black Weblog Awards. Maurice was awarded the Steven Heller Prize for Cultural Commentary, named as one of GDUSA’s “People to Watch” in 2018, honored by Creative Loafing Atlanta in the fields of business and technology in their inaugural CL’s Influentials Awards, as well as included in The Root 100 for 2018 (#60), their annual list of the most influential African-Americans ages 25 to 45. You can follow him on Twitter @mauricecherry. He lives in Atlanta, GA.
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