Mapping disparity in Philadelphia

On July 23, 2019, TRL hosted a Map Room event for Prof. Krystal Strong's Re/Member Black Philadelphia Project, which brought undergraduates and graduate students from Penn and students from the School District of Philadelphia into conversation about maps, resource disparity, and Philadelphia. The mapping workshop was taught by myself and Girmaye Misgna, the Mapping and … Continue reading Mapping disparity in Philadelphia

The Digital Archive and Responsible Counter Narrative Building

Community archiving initiatives frequently call for recovering, often by foregrounding, the voices and persons that frequently fall outside of the collecting missions of traditional repositories. Activists and archivists join researchers and historians in wondering how the stories we tell, and the frameworks we use, to understand various historical moment might change if we centered underrepresented … Continue reading The Digital Archive and Responsible Counter Narrative Building