BCDA Principles

The Black Craftspeople Digital Archive follows five guiding principles.

Principle One
Recognize, honor, and celebrate the contributions of Black craftspeople to the diaspora

Principle Two
Educate the public and facilitate conversations on the lives and experiences of Black craftspeople

Principle Three
Connect Black craftspeople to place and the power of place

Principle Four
Build community with the public and with contemporary Black craftspeople

Principle Five
Actively believe in our work and its ability to impact the future

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