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Black Families Can Get Their Film Digitized for Free From the National Museum of African American History & Culture [Updated]

Digitizing analog media like video cassettes is a tedious process, and requires equipment you may not have at home (your scanner can’t exactly convert a VHS tape). To lower the barrier to media conversion, the National Museum of African American History & Culture is offering a free digitization program, which will…

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I Tried It: I’m Not Mad at the ‘Come Meet a Black Person’ Event Organizer and You Shouldn’t Be Either

When I told my mother I was going to the “Come Meet a Black Person” event in Lawrenceville, Ga., she readily told me, “Pickeny gal, a mind dem a nah sum ku klux klan sin ting yah nuh.” This is Jamaican patois for “It’s a trap!” My friends also warned me that it was a trap.