The new director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Dr. Khalil Muhammad (left), recently shared his vision for the institution:
“I would like people to walk through the doors and recognize immediately that there is a space in here that will speak to young people in the language that works best for them,” said Muhammad. “We need a lot more buttons around here to press. We need video images, multimedia displays, electronic kiosks.”
“We need to be able to engage young people with state-of-the-art technology so that really we’re delivering the same content … but we’re delivering it in a way that will excite them about the past,” said Muhammad, a father of three.
Read the full article here. Combining history and technology is also our passion here, and we look forward to the new resources that will come from Dr. Muhammad’s leadership.