Anton and BC discuss avatar supermodels, stolen African art, and stained glass at the Washington National Cathedral.

LISTEN AND LEARN AS WE GO!

William Shatner in Space
https://youtu.be/OTfQVMH5SuI

Star Trek Exhibition at Skirball Cultural Center – October 7, 2021–February 20, 2022
https://www.skirball.org/exhibitions/star-trek-exploring-new-worlds

On Nov. 22, 1968, an episode of “Star Trek” titled “Plato’s Stepchildren” broadcast the first interracial kiss on American television.https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/general-news/tvs-first-interracial-kiss-star-896843/

‘Star Trek’ Technologies Scientists Are Developing Right Now
https://heavy.com/entertainment/star-trek/replicators-3d-printers-touchable-holograms/

Haitian Independence Soup
https://www.epicurious.com/recipes-menus/haitian-independence-soup-joumou-recipe-article

Unincorporated Coffee
https://unincorporated.coffee

Cafe de Leche
https://www.cafedeleche.net

Apple Developer Academy
https://developer.apple.com/learn/curriculum/
https://developeracademy.msu.edu

Apple & HBCUs
https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/07/apple-teams-up-with-hbcus-to-bring-coding-and-creativity-opportunities-to-communities-across-the-us/

How much room does all humanity take up
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/111031-population-7-billion-earth-world-un-seven
What if they all jumped at once?
https://what-if.xkcd.com/8/

Trade Block
https://app.tradeblock.us

HBCUs graduating doctors
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6111265/
https://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/13/magazine/a-prescription-for-more-black-doctors.html

60 Minutes Episode on How deepfakes could soon change our world
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/deepfake-artificial-intelligence-60-minutes-2021-10-10/

Shudu Gram – Digital Supermodel
https://instagram.com/shudu.gram
https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/shudu-gram-is-a-white-mans-digital-projection-of-real-life-black-womanhood

The impossible physiology of Barbie
https://rehabs.com/explore/dying-to-be-barbie/

Digitocracy by Andy Weir
https://onezero.medium.com/digitocracy-a-story-by-andy-weir-a13c0412e50d

Washington National Cathedral
https://cathedral.org

Kerry James Marshal to Reimagine Confederate Windows
https://cathedral.org/press-room/kerry-james-marshall-elizabeth-alexander-to-reimagine-confederate-windows/

Matthew 25:40 (NIV)
“…whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

Lift Every Voice and Sing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lift_Every_Voice_and_Sing

Drone Killings and the Laws of War – Dr. Cornell West
https://www.newsweek.com/drone-killing-laws-war-opinion-1634273

Honoring Elie Wiesel
https://cathedral.org/press-room/cathedral-to-dedicate-new-carving-of-elie-wiesel/

Marlene Barnett
https://malenebarnett.com

Working with fused glass at Judson Studios
https://www.instagram.com/p/CRja2IJtZYB/
https://judsonstudios.com

Black Artists + Designers Guild
https://www.badguild.info

Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment, by Parker Curry, Jessica Curry
https://www.esowonbookstore.com/book/9781534451865

National Portrait Gallery
https://npg.si.edu

First Lady Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald
https://npg.si.edu/object/npg_NPG.2018.15

Obama Portraits Tour
https://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/obama-portraits-tour

Killmonger Museum Scene
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwBZlXk8LWg
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/black-panther-museum-heist-restitution-1233278

Repatriation of Benin works by France
https://www.rfi.fr/en/africa/20211028-france-hands-back-benin-cultural-treasures-at-museum-ceremony-quai-branley

Vision of Home – NY Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/20/arts/design/repatriated-works-back-in-their-countries-of-origin.html

Return of Ethiopian Obelisk from Italy
https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/trundling-musso-s-stolen-obelisk-back-to-its-african-home
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obelisk_of_Axum

Seizing art: One African man’s protest against colonial ‘pillagers’
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-africa-art-idUSKBN26N2ZD

Three Young Black British Artists Boldly Reenvisioning the World around Us
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-three-young-black-british-artists-boldly-reenvisioning

Colloqate Design
https://colloqate.org/

Akon City
https://akoncity.com

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