Saturday, February 1, 2014
I was happy to see Harriet Tubman celebrated on Google's American homepage today. Well done Google!
Not even a month ago, Google celebrated what would have been Zora Neale Hurston's 123rd birthday with a Google Doodle.
Seeing two black women recognized for their accomplishments in this way definitely warms my heart. And in the middle of winter, a little warmth goes a long way.
*Updated 2/17/2014* While I'm not sure who drew the Harriet Tubman Google Doodle, I just found out who drew the one for Zora Neale Hurston. The illustrator's name is Sophia Foster-Dimino. If you'd like to read more about her, Design*Sponge did a nice interview with her.
Also, I just read that you can submit ideas for Google Doodles by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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