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A 10th grader drew this amazing Google Doodle celebrating black culture

March 21, 2016 - Uncategorized



Monday’s incredible Google Doodle features a black power fist, an Egyptian ankh, a Black Lives Matter sign and a box braid weaved into the word “Google” — and a high school sophomore drew them all.

Washington, D.C., native Akilah Johnson was announced as the 2016 winner of the Doodle 4 Google national contest on Monday, beating out more than 100,000 entries from around the U.S. Every year, grade school students compete in the contest for a chance to have their artwork featured on the Google homepage.

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In addition to having her winning doodle displayed on Google, Johnson will receive a $30,000 college scholarship. Her school, Eastern Senior High School, will also receive a $50,000 Google for Education grant, which offers technology resources for teachers and students. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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