Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The I IMAGINE PROJECT

Black Lives Matter is Collecting Audio Recordings for a Public Story Bank
by Tasbeeh Herwees



"Telling our stories is not just a political necessity, but also an opportunity for catharsis and public healing. Which is why we must be concerned when certain stories are marginalized by more mainstream—and perhaps more comfortable—narratives. A new project by Black Lives Matter, called I Imagine, intends to collect the stories of people around the U.S. and archive them in a public story bank. Calling on contributions from anyone who wants to share their vision, Black Lives Matter asks people to submit a short one to two-minute recording prompted by the phrase, “In a world where Black Lives Matter, I imagine...” Contributors will be compelled to share their dreams and imaginings of a future where black life is valued."

read more here: https://magazine.good.is/articles/black-lives-matter-public-story-bank

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