Episodes of the award-winning podcast Revision Path have been selected for the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. It is the first podcast that has been acquired for the museum’s permanent collection.
The weekly interview podcast was launched in February 2013 by entrepreneur, web designer, and host Maurice Cherry, to showcase some of the best Black designers from all over the world. Over the past six-plus years, the show has released over 300 episodes and recorded over 225,000 downloads worldwide.
The eleven episodes selected for NMAAHC’s collection include:
· Gail Anderson, Educator, Designer, Author, and Creative Director
· Hannah Beachler, Academy Award-winning Production Designer
· Darhil Crooks, Creative Director
· Jon Daniel, Creative Director
· Emory Douglas, Former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party
· Cheryl D. Miller, Visual Artist, Designer, Author and Theologian
· Andrea Pippins, Artist, Educator, Designer and Author
· Dori Tunstall, Dean, Faculty of Design at OCAD University in Toronto
· Craig L. Wilkins, Architect, Author and Academic
· Hadiya Williams, Art Director
· The Design of Black Panther, a roundtable episode
“I never would have imagined this to happen!” said Cherry. “This is truly not just a big accomplishment, but it’s also proof that Black designers and developers are out here and worthy of celebration.”
Revision Path podcast releases episodes every Monday at 10 a.m. ET and is available for free on all major podcast platforms and at https://glitch.com/culture/revisionpath/.