During the month of February, we ran a campaign with LinkNYC to show New York City to celebrate some famous African-American history makers. Here’s a snippet of an Amsterdam News article on it.
“LinkNYC is collaborating with Silicon Harlem to celebrate the contributions of legendary African-Americans on Link kiosks across New York City during Black History Month.
Portraits of African-American heroes, curated by Silicon Harlem and the LinkNYC team, are being displayed on each Link kiosk’s 55-inch side-panel display throughout the month of February. The celebration launched with images of Sojourner Truth and W.E.B. Du Bois.
“For many people, the free high-speed internet access that LinkNYC provides is a lifeline,” said Clayton Banks,….”
We’re elated with the positive community response.
— AFineLyne (@afinelyne) February 19, 2017
Shoutout to @SiliconHarlem for working w/ @LinkNYC to bring us these undercelebrated #BlackHistoryMonth moments. This NYer salutes you! #fb pic.twitter.com/AbszqcmM2h — WednesdayBorn (@WednesdayyyBorn) February 15, 2017
— LinkNYC (@LinkNYC) February 6, 2017
We are elated by the excitement to which this campaign was received. Expect to see a home on our site for all these revolutionary individuals sometime soon.