Watch Now: Google’s Most-searched Are African American
Well, we’ve made history once again. The team at Google researched the most searched subjects on its platform, and it turns out that African Americans are the most-searched across many categories. Read more below.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH BEGINS TODAY, and Google has launched an amazing ad campaign starting with a dynamic video montage which aired during the televised 2020 Grammy Awards ceremony. Titled, “The Most Searched: A Celebration of Black History Makers,” the homage is a compilation of video clips which herald the breathtaking artistry, excellence, and intellect of the African American experience.
The history-making, culture-shifting achievements of African Americans in the United States is indeed cause for celebration, and “Google’s impressive campaign should spur national discussion and global admiration,” says Dr. Richard J. Reddick, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Equity, Community Engagement and Outreach for the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin, in a recent CNN commentary. “Ninety-four years after historian Carter G. Woodson declared Negro History Week… it is worthwhile to consider his own reflection on black history in 1927:
‘We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate and religious prejudice.’